A gunman in Jacksonville, Florida, was lifeless following a standoff with police Saturday afternoon after killing “a quantity” of individuals, the newest in a spate of gun violence this weekend in the US.
“One taking pictures is an excessive amount of however these mass shootings are actually exhausting to take,” Mayor Donna Deegan informed native information channel WJXT, saying there have been a “variety of fatalities” however didn’t specify what number of.
The broadcaster reported that the gunman fired at vehicles passing by a Greenback Normal low cost retailer. He then reportedly barricaded himself inside.
An area council member informed the broadcaster that the shooter had been killed.
Earlier within the day at the very least seven individuals had been hospitalized after a mass taking pictures at a Caribbean pageant within the northeast metropolis of Boston, police there stated.
In the meantime, two ladies had been shot at a baseball sport in Chicago the evening earlier than, authorities within the Midwestern metropolis stated.
And a 16-year-old was shot lifeless and 4 others injured after an argument erupted at a highschool soccer sport in Oklahoma, native police stated.
Mass shootings have turn out to be disturbingly widespread throughout the US, with easy accessibility to firearms in most states and extra weapons within the nation than residents.
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