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Child, 3, and two adults shot dead during row over dog sale

A three-year-old child and two adults were fatally shot during an argument over an apparent dog sale in Florida, according to police.

Five people – including the toddler – had gone to a luxury apartment complex at around 10pm on Saturday to meet with some people about the sale of a dog, said Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Assistant Chief JD Stronko.

Gunfire broke out during an argument, with three victims were fatally hit and a third adult wounded.

Two men fled in a car, witnesses told police.

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Mr Stronko said the two adults killed and the one wounded were all in their 20s. Their names have not yet been released.

No further details were given about the condition of the wounded victim.

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