7-year-old killed in apparent drive-by shooting
Authorities investigate fatal Jacksonville shooting
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 7-year-old child was shot and killed Sunday night in Jacksonville, officials said.
News 6 partner WJXT-TV reported that officers were called to a home around 9 p.m. and found two people suffering from gunshot wounds.
Both victims were taken to a hospital, where the child, identified by police as Tashawn Gallon, died. The unidentified 23-year-old adult was expected to survive.
Detectives said it's believed the gunfire came from a small, dark-colored SUV.
Officers said the child was not the intended target. It's unclear if the adult male was targeted.
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