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Shooting reported at Amazon fulfillment center in Jacksonville

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Police and fire rescue teams are responding to a shooting on Pecan Park Road at the Amazon fulfillment center in Jacksonville, according to reports.

Officials say two suspects got out of a car, started shooting, and then ran away.

Authorities say the victims were standing in a line outside to apply for a job.

Authorities report, one killed, two injured in shooting outside Amazon warehouse in Jacksonville, Florida.

ActionNewsJax reporter Russell Colburn tweets:

NOW: JSO briefing on shooting at Amazon fulfillment center. Man in line for job applications when two suspects, 20s, got out of a silver vehicle & shot him. 2 other men shot, but expected to be OK. Suspects got in getaway car & had a driver. Does not appear to be random.

Robert Bradfield shared a photo of a man being treated by paramedics inside the Amazon facility at the time of the shooting. The extent of his wounds was unclear. An Amazon employee tells the photo was taken from the facility’s first-floor break room, The First Coast News reported.

An eyewitness reported the incident occurred inside the packing facility, and said that the shooter fired 14 shots.

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting.

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