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Shooting in Jacksonville, Florida
« on: August 26, 2018, 03:13:26 pm »
Earlier today (Sunday 26 August 2018) there was a shooting at the Jacksonville Landing, which is a complex of restaurants and shops on the north bank of the St. Johns River.

I am safe, and many of my local friends and family have indicated that they are likewise free from physical danger.

At last report, four people had been killed and at least eleven more injured.

Please hold up in your thoughts/prayers/whatever those who are not as fortunate as I and mine.

Thank you.

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Re: Shooting in Jacksonville, Florida
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2018, 03:17:49 pm »
My prayers go out for the victims of the Jacksonville shooting.
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Re: Shooting in Jacksonville, Florida
« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2018, 03:33:16 pm »
Prayers for all those involved. Glad you and yours are safe DR.
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Re: Shooting in Jacksonville, Florida
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2018, 03:41:47 pm »
Another horrific tragidy. Healing energy to those who are in need. DR, I am thankful that you are safe.

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Re: Shooting in Jacksonville, Florida
« Reply #4 on: August 26, 2018, 03:51:46 pm »
Glad you and your family are safe! You will definitely be in my prayers. My former priest and his family live there now, so I'd better check on them also.  :(
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Re: Shooting in Jacksonville, Florida
« Reply #5 on: August 26, 2018, 04:14:38 pm »
I'm glad you and yours are okay, DR.   And I hope the families of the victims get the love and support they need.

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Re: Shooting in Jacksonville, Florida
« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2018, 04:46:04 pm »
Very happy to know that you and yours are OK.

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Re: Shooting in Jacksonville, Florida
« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2018, 08:35:20 pm »
Glad you and yours are safe, DR.  My thoughts go out for all of those affected.
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