Gainesville police find person shot at Days Inn on 13th Street
Police believe the suspect was last seen heading south on Southwest 13th Street
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - A person is in critical condition after Gainesville Police officers responded to an incident at the Days Inn Monday evening.
The University of Florida’s Public Safety department posted a Tweet at 8:34 p.m. saying shots were fired at the hotel on 1901 SW 13th Street. Police at the scene found a man with multiple gunshot wounds. Officers gave the man medical attention and took him to UF Health Shands.
UF Alert Shots Fired at off campus at Days Inn 1901 SW 13th St 138. Avoid area or secure in place if nearby. Details to follow.— UF Public Safety (@UFPublicSafety) July 14, 2020
Police believe the suspect could be a tall, skinny Black man wearing a black hat. He was last seen heading south on Southwest 13th Street away from the Day’s Inn.
UF Alert Person shot. Gainesville Police on scene. Details to follow.— UF Public Safety (@UFPublicSafety) July 14, 2020
The scene is still active and police advise people to avoid this area or stay in place if they’re located near the incident.
UF Alert Scene still active. Suspect possibly tall skinny black male wearing black hat, last seen heading south on SW 13th St from location. Details to follow.— UF Public Safety (@UFPublicSafety) July 14, 2020
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