Two women injured after broad-daylight shooting in west Tallahassee

When officers arrived, they found one woman with serious injuries and the other with non-life-threatening injuries.
When officers arrived, they found one woman with serious injuries and the other with non-life-threatening injuries.

Two women were injured in a broad-daylight shooting in west Tallahassee, Tallahassee police said.

The department is investigating the shooting that happened Tuesday just after 2 p.m. in the 2100 block of Melanie Drive off Jackson Bluff Road.

In a Wednesday update, TPD said the women were injured after "forcefully entering the victim’s home" and flashing a gun during an argument.

"All parties involved have been identified, and the case remains open and under active investigation," TPD said.

When officers arrived, they found one woman with serious injuries and the other with non-life-threatening injuries.

"Preliminary findings indicate this is not a random act of violence and all parties involved are known to each other," the department said in an incident report.

The shooting breaks a weeks-long calm on the gun violence front in Tallahassee, which has been grappling with an uptick in violent crime this year.

This marks at least the 82nd serious shooting in the capital city and county this year. So far in 2023, 21 people have died and 70 people have been injured, according to a Tallahassee Democrat analysis of gun violence.

Elena Barrera can be reached at ebarrera@tallahassee.com. Follow her on X: @elenabarreraaa.

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