JSO is now browsing for three suspects, consisting of the motorist of the trip car.JSO said officers were on the scene of the shooting on Pecan Park Road three minutes after the call came in.The 20-year-old victim was standing in line for task applications with about six others outside of the center when the suspects began firing, JSO stated. We have about 10 eyewitnesses that were both within and outdoors of the center,” said JSO Assistant Chief Brian Kee.” A female who stated she saw the shooting and asked not to be determined stated she was just feet away from the male who was eliminated. Emergency situation teams and crime scene tape filled the parking lot of the satisfaction center following the shooting.What appeared to be a JSO helicopter was seen circling around above the facility and the wooded area nearby.People claiming to be household members of Amazon staff members at the center said on social media that workers were placed on lockdown inside.
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla.– A 20-year-old guy who was standing in line to look for a job at an Amazon warehouse in Jacksonville was shot and killed Monday afternoon, according to the Jacksonville Sheriffs Office.Two other people suffered small injuries when two suspects opened fire outside the Amazon Fulfillment Center on Jacksonvilles Northside quickly before 2 p.m.According to JSO, the male who was killed was targeted by the shooters who left from the scene in a silver cars and truck. JSO is now searching for three suspects, consisting of the driver of the getaway car.JSO said officers were on the scene of the shooting on Pecan Park Road three minutes after the call came in.The 20-year-old victim was standing in line for job applications with about 6 others outside of the center when the suspects started firing, JSO said. JSO believes the suspects understood the victim.” Were trying to determine what the motive was why they wanted this victim. We have about 10 eyewitnesses that were both inside and outdoors of the center,” stated JSO Assistant Chief Brian Kee. “This does not seem a work environment violent event that you would normally relate to office violence or mass shootings.” A lady who said she experienced the shooting and asked not to be determined stated she was just feet far from the guy who was killed.” As I started to return inside the Amazon doors, I turned my head somewhat to the right, I saw the gunman standing right there with a weapon in his hand and next thing you know he simply started shooting,” she said. “He just let off about five or six rounds. I stood there in total shock because I could not believe what was really taking place in front of my face.” A 29-year-old male was grazed in the arm and a 22-year-old male was grazed in the foot during the shooting. Both were treated and did not need hospitalization, JSO said.A photo that was taken by an Amazon staff member and sent to News4Jax appears to reveal shattered glass in one of the break spaces. The worker said it was triggered by a bullet.About 10 bullet holes might be seen in the windows of the building.Bullet hole in break room window at Amazon fulfillment center in Jacksonville. (Copyright 2020 by WJXT News4Jax – All rights reserved.) Emergency situation teams and criminal offense scene tape filled the car park of the satisfaction center following the shooting.What appeared to be a JSO helicopter was seen circling around above the facility and the wooded area nearby.People claiming to be member of the family of Amazon employees at the center said on social media that staff members were put on lockdown inside. Several employees also verified to News4jax who were stuck inside for hours. One worker stated she is fretted about the health and wellbeing of her colleagues who witnessed the shooting.” I think its terrible,” employee Heather Goodrich said.JSO is asking anybody that might have seen the silver car or knows about the shooting to call the Sheriffs Office at 904-630-0500. This is a photo of the suspect lorry referenced by Assistant Chief Kee. If you have information regarding this lorry or its residents, call JSO at 904-630-0500 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS. pic.twitter.com/vZJdlrorIr— Jax Sheriffs Office (@JSOPIO) June 29, 2020