2 people shot in downtown parking lot

Press release from Gainesville Police Department

On Sunday, November 29, 2020, at approximately 1:46 a.m., Gainesville Police Department (GPD) officers responded to two persons that were shot in the Wells Fargo Parking Lot (104 North Main Street). The victims, 1 female and 1 male, were both struck by bullets fired by an unidentified suspect.

The victims then fled in separate directions. The female victim drove herself to the Springhill Shands ER. The male victim was driven to the Archer Road Shands ER by the downtown Party Bus. The shooting incident was reported to Law Enforcement by both Shands ERs. Neither victim sustained life-threatening injuries.

Afterwards, GPD officers located the crime scene at the Wells Fargo parking lot and found multiple shell casings.

At this time, the suspect has not been identified. GPD detectives are following multiple leads.

If anyone has information related to this incident, please contact GPD Detectives at 352-393-7670 or remain anonymous by reporting information to Crime Stoppers at: 352-372-7687 or https://www.stopcrime.tv/.