The mayor of the American city Jacksonvillein the state of Florida, Donna Deeganhas confirmed “Multiple Deaths” in what could be a mass shooting happened this Saturday and it triggered a big police reaction.
The incident happened around 1:00 p.m. (local time, 7:00 p.m. in Spain) between the king street And canal streetto the east of the city and relatively near Edward Waters Universitypolice sources told local broadcaster News4Jax.
In brief statements collected by the outlet, Deegan has hinted that there could have been a shooting 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 in custody entrenched in a Dollar General supermarket.
Deegan is joined near the incident by Duval County Sheriff TK Waters and Duval County Police Commissioner Keith Powers.
The Jacksonville Police Department is on the scene a helicopter in the area and a special operations team (SWAT) to the scene of the accident, which is currently completely cordoned off.