5 Shot, 3 dead including an infant after a shooting at a food mart in the Moncrief area Sunday night, US police say.

Five people were shot, three are dead — including an infant — after a shooting at a food mart in the Moncrief area Sunday night, police say.

Four people were shot inside a car — one man, two women and an infant — on Cleveland Road off Moncrief. A woman died in the car before anyone could be taken to a hospital. The other three, including the infant, were taken to UF Health, where the infant and other woman died a short time later, says Director of Investigations and Homeland Security for the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Ron Lundeay.

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Another woman arrived at the hospital with a gunshot wound from the same shooting, Lundeay says.

The shooting happened at 6:07 p.m. and could be related to an earlier dispute between two women, but police are still investigating and can’t say for sure. All five victims were shot by a handgun, Lundeay says.


Police say they are not sure if five is the total number of victims; Lundeay says others may have been shot but they can’t say definitively.

“It’s a sad day for Jacksonville,” Lundeay says of the shooting, “it’s a sad day for this area and for the officers working this scene.”

Detectives and officers are on scene, looking for and interviewing witnesses, canvassing the neighborhood and processing evidence.

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If anyone knows anything about this crime, or has any description of any potential suspects, please contact the sheriff’s office at 904-630-0500.

To remain anonymous and receive a possible cash reward, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

Authorities are not naming the victims of this shooting yet.

This is a developing story. Stay with Jessy News for updates.