22-Month-Old Jacksonville Boy Dead After Drive-By Shooting

Authorities say a 22-month-old boy is dead after being shot multiple times in a drive-by shooting in Jacksonville.

Chief Tom Hackney of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says Aiden Michael McLendon was sitting in a vehicle when he was shot in the shoulder and abdomen Friday evening.

Hackney tells The Florida Times-Union that the car and a nearby house were sprayed with bullets in the shooting.

Hackney says the intended target was inside the house. Aiden was sitting in the car with his mother and grandmother.

The boy died at a hospital. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the sheriff's office or Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.

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