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Apr 24, 6:17 AM EDT

2 dead, 1 injured in drive-by shooting in Jacksonville


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say two women are dead and a man is recovering from injuries following a shooting in Jacksonville.

Officers responded to the area after reports of multiple gunshots on Thursday night.

The Florida Times-Union ( http://bit.ly/1IPKP17 ) reports a woman in her 20s died at the scene and a woman in her 30s died a short time later at a hospital. The man's injuries were not thought to be life-threatening.

Jacksonville Sheriff's Sgt. Says a passing car fired shots at the women were standing on a street corner. He says it appears that the victims and the shooters knew each other.

The names of the victims haven't been released.

Police are searching for the suspects.

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Information from: The (Jacksonville) Florida Times-Union, http://www.jacksonville.com

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