Jacksonville, Florida. – The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office stated that on Monday afternoon, at least two people were shot dead at the Amazon Logistics Center north of Jacksonville.
The shooting occurred around 2 pm. Road in Hickory Park.
It is unclear whether the shooting occurred inside or outside the facility.
The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department said two people were injured in the shooting, one of them was seriously injured. The source told News4Jax that at least one person died.
A photo taken by Amazon employees and sent to News4Jax seems to show broken glass in one of the lounges. The employee said it was caused by a bullet.
After the shooting, emergency personnel and crime scene videotapes filled the parking lot of the fulfillment center.
The JSO helicopter seemed to be hovering above the facility and the nearby forest area.
Employees who claim to be members of Amazon’s employees’ family said on social media that employees have been locked in.
JSO is expected to hold a press conference on Monday evening to provide more details about the shooting.
#JSO According to reports, a shooting took place at 12900 block of Hickory Park Road near the Amazon facility. We are working hard to collect more information. Follow us further. pic.twitter.com/G3Hu53gtuU
-Jax Sheriff’s office (@JSOPIO) June 29, 2020
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