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GPD officers investigate multiple incidents of gun violence over the weekend

Gainesville Police responded to multiple incidents of gun violence last weekend.
Gainesville Police responded to multiple incidents of gun violence last weekend.(WCJB File)
Published: Feb. 23, 2021 at 12:00 AM EST
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Gainesville Police responded to multiple incidents of gun violence last weekend.

Early Sunday morning while officers patrolled North Main Street, they saw a large crowd running away from University Avenue. As more units arrived, they heard multiple gunshots and found a person with non-life-threatening injuries in the Wells Fargo parking garage.

Officers tracked a suspect but they escaped.

In another incident Sunday afternoon, a driver saw a man limping on the side of Northeast 16th Avenue. Emergency crews determined the victim had a gunshot wound to the leg. The victim did not identify the shooter.

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