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MAD DADS anti-violence group calls fatal shooting of 13-year-old ‘tragic for our community’

Published on December 5, 2022 at 10:34 am

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drive-by shooting that killed a 13-year-old boy and injured others in Northwest Jacksonville.The shooting happened Saturday evening at the intersection of New Kings and Moncrief roads.

JSO said four boys from the ages 11 to 15 years old and a 21-year-old man, who is believed to be their football coach, were headed home after football tryouts at the Legends Center when someone shot at the SUV numerous times. The 13-year-old boy died from his injuries.

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