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Reward offered for info on January 1 shooting

Press release from Alachua County Sheriff’s Office

On Saturday, January 1, shortly after 1:35 p.m., deputies responded to the 500 block of SW 68th Terrace regarding a person being shot. Upon arrival they located a large crowd around a male lying on the ground who had suffered a gunshot wound. Deputies immediately began providing emergency medical care until Alachua County Fire Rescue arrived and transported the victim to a local hospital.

The victim succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. He has been identified as 21-year-old Gainesville resident Kiontaya Presley.

If you have any information on this case please call 352-955-1818. Callers can also remain anonymous by calling (352) 372-STOP (7867) or visiting www.stopcrime.tv and be eligible for a reward provided by Crime Stoppers.

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