Jacksonville Beach shootings: MAD DADS posts photo of man killed, pleads for answers on social media

James Jones III, 21, was killed in one of three shootings in Jacksonville Beach on St. Patrick's Day.

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. — A local advocacy organization for victims of crime released a photo Wednesday of the man who was killed in one of three shootings in Jacksonville Beach on Sunday.

The MAD DADS Jacksonville Chapter posted a plea to its Facebook page asking for people to come forward if they have information about the shootings.


As part of their plea, they shared a photo of 21-year-old James Jones III, who was killed in the third shooting on Sunday. The photo was provided to MAD DADS by Jones’ mother.

Please Share! MURDER ON THE BEACH!!! JAMES JONES III was killed and three others were injured in three unrelated...

Posted by MAD DADS Jacksonville Chapter on Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Three people were hurt in the first shooting, and no one was injured in the second one Sunday night. So far, no arrests have been made.

Action News Jax’s Annette Gutierrez is speaking with Jones’ mother and her plea for answers, tonight on Action News Jax at 10 and 11.

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Amanda Winkle

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