Woman killed, man injured in Amazon fulfillment center shooting in Florida – National


A woman was killed and a man was hospitalized following a shooting at an Amazon Fulfillment Center in Jacksonville, Florida, authorities said.The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded to the center Tuesday night, where MPs found the woman dead at the scene, Lt. JD Stronko said at a press conference. The man was taken to hospital with injuries that were not detailed.

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The agency said Tuesday evening that the scene was secure and did not appear to be an active shooting situation.

Investigators said early findings appeared to show the man and woman may be in a “domestic relationship.” They were both believed to be Amazon employees, Stronko said.

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The sheriff’s office did not identify those shot or name a gunman. The investigation is continuing.

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In June, a targeted shooting outside the Amazon facility left one person killed and two others slightly injured.

A 20-year-old man who was fatally shot while queuing outside the Amazon warehouse to apply for a job, Brian Kee, deputy chief of the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, told a conference hurry.

Kee said two men got out of a silver car at around 2 p.m. on June 29 and ran towards the victim and started firing handguns before leaving. Two passers-by were shot but did not require hospitalization, Kee said.

Authorities said the shooting on the north side of town does not appear to have been a case of workplace violence.

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