Lake County

Man and woman hospitalized after shooting between boat and jet skis on St. Johns River, deputies say

ASTOR, Fla. — A man and a woman were shot after an altercation between people on a boat and jet skis on the St. Johns River on Saturday, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.

The shooting occurred around 4:35 p.m. in the area of the Midway Marina.

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Lake County deputies responded along with deputies from the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office and officers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission.

The two people who were shot in the incident were airlifted to a hospital for treatment with life-threating injuries, deputies said.

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Deputies said three people are in custody, including one person who was taken to a hospital for medical issues.

The shooting is currently under investigation and no other details were released.

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Channel 9 has a crew working to gather more information and will have a on-going coverage on Eyewitness News.

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