11 Released In Hostage Situation At Jacksonville Bank

11 Hostages Released In Standoff At Jacksonville Bank

11 hostages have been released from a hostage situation after a standoff with police Thursday morning, said the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

Officials say a bank robbery was in progress this morning at the Community First Credit Union when authorities arrived. A 911 call reported that shots had been fired inside the bank and that someone may have been shot.

It is unknown if there are any injuries. Police ordered people to evacuate the area and stay clear of the area.

Police reported that the suspect has been taken into custody.

This is a developing story, check back with News Talk Florida for any updated information.

Allison Leslie is a University of South Florida graduate with a bachelors degree in Mass Communications. She joined Genesis in 2016. With a passion for sports, Allison has interned with 620 WDAE, Pewter Report, Trifecta Team: St. Petersburg Bowl, Bullscast, and many other publications. Being a native to the Bay Area, she has followed and supported Tampa Bay teams her whole life.