Multiple dead in Jacksonville, Florida shooting

The mayor of the American city of Jacksonville, Florida, Donna Deegan, has confirmed this “several deaths” in a possible mass shooting This happened this Saturday and triggered an important police response.

The incident happened around 1 p.m. (local time, 7 p.m. in Spain) between Kings Road and Canal Street in the east of the city and relatively close to Edward Waters University, police sources told the local broadcaster. News4Jax.

In short statements collected by the media, Deegan has hinted that the shooting could be extremely serious.. “This is unacceptable. One gunfight is too many, but these mass shootings are very difficult to endure,” he said. Also according to the mayor, the suspect in the shooting is a person who is currently hiding in a Dollar General supermarket.

Deegan is joined near the incident by Duval County Sheriff TK Waters and Duval County Police Commissioner Keith Powers. Jacksonville police have a helicopter in the area and dispatched a Special Operations Team (SWAT) to the scene of the accident, which is now completely cordoned off.

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