HOLLY HILL, Fla. – A 19-year-old woman and her 62-year-old grandmother were shot early Monday while they were sleeping in a Holly Hill apartment, police said.
The double shooting was reported around 1:15 a.m. at the Holly Point Apartments on 15th Street near Nova Road.
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Holly Hill Interim Police Chief Jeff Miller said at least one person got out of a vehicle and fired several shots from a high-caliber weapon through the apartment walls and windows, striking the women, who were in separate bedrooms.
The victims were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries to their legs, Miller said.
Bullets also flew into two other occupied apartments, but no one else was injured, Miller said.
This is the apt where @HollyHillPolice say a 19 & 62 yr old were shot while sleeping early this AM. Dozens of bullet holes in windows. Both women taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police say one person got out of a vehicle & fired several shots. @news6wkmg pic.twitter.com/ERF6e24y58— Molly Reed (@Mollyreednews) August 2, 2021
Police said a general description of the suspected vehicle involved in the shooting has been obtained but more details are needed before releasing any information about it.
Police did not say whether the women were the intended targets of the shooter.
An investigation is ongoing.