Gunman kills three, himself in racially motivated shooting, Jacksonville sheriff says

August 27, 2023

A white man armed with a high-powered rifle and a handgun killed three Black people at a Dollar General store in Jacksonville, Florida, on Saturday, before shooting himself, in what local law enforcement described as a racially motivated crime. "This shooting was racially motivated, and he hated Black people," Jacksonville Sheriff T.K. The nonprofit group defines a mass shooting as any in which four or more people are wounded or killed, not including the shooter. Saturday's incident in Jacksonville bears similarity to last year's shooting in Buffalo, where a white supremacist killed 10 Black people, and took place five years after another gunman opened fire during a video game tournament in Jacksonville, killing two people before shooting himself. "The shooting, based on the manifesto that they discovered from the scumbag who did this, was racially motivated.

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