6 people shot and injured near Jacksonville Jaguars stadium

6 people shot and injured near Jacksonville Jaguars stadium

The Houston Texans quarterback made headlines Sunday for traveling to his team's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on a bus due to a bruised lung and injured ribs.

The shooting broke out before the scheduled 1 p.m. start of play.

The sheriff's office said it was escorting fans who'd parked near the shooting scene to their vehicles. The sheriff's office said that the game was not impacted.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says the shooting could be gang related. Said Lendvay: "We just don't know". The story will be updated as more information becomes available.

"We haven't been able to interview them (the victims) at all".

"In talking to the sheriff's department; they are going to beef up patrols ..."

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Gov. Rick Scott tweeted that he spoke with the Jacksonville sheriff and "offered any state resources they may need".

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Paramedics transported five of the victims to a local hospital, where three of them were listed in critical condition. Three were taken to hospitals in critical condition.

The shots were fired by the passenger of the vehicle, but it is now unknown if the shooter exited the auto or drove by as the shots were fired, Lendvay said.

According to Sputnik International, the accident took place near the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars' football stadium.

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