Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

December 27, 2013

Police: No injuries in drive-by shooting

Progress staff reports
Jacksonville Daily Progress

JACKSONVILLE — Jacksonville police  on Thursday were investigating a Christmas evening “drive by” incident in which a house and car were shot in some capacity in the vicinity of Tyler and Beaumont streets.

However, no one was believed to have been injured, police reports show.

Jacksonville Police Chief Reece Daniel confirmed that the incident took place – although it is not believed to have been  specifically witnessed.

"No one saw anything," the chief said in an

e-mail exchange.

A Jacksonville police spokesman – to whom the chief deferred further comment – could not be immediately located to elaborate on this  incident Thursday.