A shooting near the St. Johns Town Center in Jacksonville, Fla. has left three dead and one critically injured. According to WJXT-TV, one victim died at the scene and two others died after being transported to the nearest hospital.
The fourth victim, later revealed to be young Florida rapper Yungeen Ace, has been transported to a nearby hospital in a critical condition.
The other victims are yet to be identified. Lt. Craig Waldrup said of the victims, “We’re not sure of their ages but they appear to be young adults.” They have not been identified.
Investigators said a vehicle pulled up next to a sedan before opening fire and taking off. It’s not yet clear if shots were exchanged between both vehicles.
The identities of the three men that sadly died during the incident have been revealed to be:
Trevon Bullard, 18, of Orange Park
Royale D’Von Smith Jr., 18, of Jacksonville
Jercoby Da’Shad Groover, 19, of Orange Park
Action News spoke to a woman affiliated with the victims, pointing out there was some sort of argument between the young men that resulted in the shooting.
Detectives have determined the shooting was a targeted attack based on an ongoing dispute between two groups.
Detectives are working to view any nearby surveillance video that may have captured the incident. There is no suspect information at this time.
Jacksonville FL rapper YungeenAce In critical condition after being shot last night. 3 others killed.. pic.twitter.com/DbtMu6Vqti
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