GPD investigating two shooting incidents over the weekend

Press release from Gainesville Police Department

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Gainesville Police Department (GPD) is investigating two separate shooting incidents that occurred over the weekend; recaps are below. GPD is actively investigating each crime. Investigations are ongoing, therefore information is limited.

CASE NUMBER 22-16907

On Friday, Nov. 4, at approximately 10:10 p.m., officers were dispatched to 3101 NE 15th ST- Sweetwater Square Apartments after multiple calls were placed reporting shots being fired in the area. The investigation revealed several gunshots were fired from a vehicle. This incident may be related to a large physical fight at Citizen’s Field.

CASE NUMBER 22-16971

On Sunday, Nov. 6, at approximately 1:03 a.m., numerous officers responded to the area of 500 SW 2nd Ave in reference to four people shot. Preliminary investigation indicates the victims and suspects (who were not residents of Gainesville and were known to each other) got into an altercation in the downtown parking garage. The victims left on foot and were walking when the suspects drove up in a vehicle and opened fire. Responding officers applied first aid measures utilizing their trauma kits until EMS arrival. The victims sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact GPD Detectives at 352-393-7670 or can remain anonymous by reporting tips to the Alachua County Crime Stoppers at www.stopcrime.tv. GPD urges our neighbors to report all instances of gun violence and proposed violence observed on social media.

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  • Nothing good happens after 9pm… There really is a different type of person on the streets after then.

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