Sheriffs investigating Hawthorne murder-suicide

Press release from Alachua County Sheriff’s Office

Alachua County Sheriff’s Office has released more information on yesterday’s murder-suicide in Hawthorne. A 911 call was received yesterday at about 4:35 p.m. regarding a shooting, and officers found two teenage brothers dead and their mother injured.

The new information today is that the mother, Andrea M. Price, 45, remains in critical but stable condition.

The identities of the suspect and victim have also been released. The suspect was identified as Maximus Daniel Lacava, 17, and the victim, his brother, was identified as Gilbert Mason, 14. Both are deceased.