19-year-old woman, grandmother shot while sleeping in Holly Hill apartment

Double shooting investigated at Holly Point Apartments

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.

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.

Bullet holes litter the windows of an apartment in Holly Hill. (WKMG 2021)

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