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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 ( ) 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.


Information from: The (Jacksonville) Florida Times-Union,

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