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One fatality reported in Amazon warehouse shooting in Jacksonville, Florida

A huge police presence was witnessed outside the Amazon Fulfillment Center Tuesday night

News4Jax reported Tuesday night that two people were shot at an Amazon Fulfillment Center in Jacksonville, Florida, and one of them has died. 

A large police presence outside the Pecan Road facility was filmed at 8:35 p.m. 

“Sources say one person is dead and another person was transported to a hospital,” News4Jax reported. “Sources said this is not an active shooter situation.”

The television station also said, “A woman who works at the center said she heard gunshots while she was in the cafeteria.”

First Coast News came on the air just before the presidential debate began at 9 p.m. to say the incident was an intended “murder-suicide.”

A prospective Amazon employee was killed outside the same facility in June while standing in line to apply for a job. 

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Kim Link-Wills, Senior Editor

Senior Editor Kim Link-Wills has written about everything from agriculture as a reporter for Illinois Agri-News to zoology as editor of the Georgia Tech Alumni Magazine. Her work has garnered awards from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Magazine Association of the Southeast. Prior to serving as managing editor of American Shipper, Kim spent more than four years with XPO Logistics.

One Comment

  1. How in the heck did someone sneak a gun into the facility after a shooting already occurred there this Summer. Sounds to me like they need better security there. Not someone just sitting on there a** allowing time to go by, but someone who actually knows the proper way to be a security guard. Someone should be looking for another job

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