‘Multiple’ people killed, including gunman, in Jacksonville dollar store shooting

A shooting at a Dollar General store in Jacksonville, Florida has resulted in multiple fatalities, including the alleged shooter.

Incident details: A gunman has killed several individuals, with the final toll undisclosed, at a Dollar General store.
* The incident, which included the shooters’ own death, began around 1 p.m. on Saturday in the Northwest neighborhood of College Gardens.
* Students at the nearby Edward Waters University were advised to remain inside their residence halls until the area was secured.

What we’re hearing: Jacksonville Mayor, Donna Deegan, expressed her distress during her talk with local TV station News4JAX.
* Mayor Deegan confirmed that the shooter had barricaded himself in the store.
* “This is unacceptable,” she said. “One shooting is too much but these mass shootings are really hard to take.”

Note: This is an ongoing story and updates are expected.

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