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BREAKING: GPD investigates a drive-by shooting in SE Gainesville

Published: Jul. 20, 2021 at 12:08 AM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) -Officials with the Gainesville Police Department are investigating a drive-by shooting in the Lincoln Estates neighborhood that injured two people. Nearby residents tell TV20 they heard multiple rounds being fired in the area.

Dylan Lyons WCJB TV 20 News is in Lincoln Estates where Gainesville Police Department are investigating a shooting. Tune in to find out more.

Posted by WCJB TV20 News on Monday, July 19, 2021

According to Graham Glover, the Public Information Officer for GPD, two victims have non-life-threatening injuries. The identity of the victims has not been released at this time.

He said police began receiving calls at around 8:30 p.m. Monday about shots fired near SE 19th Terrace and SE 12th Avenue. Glover explained, the dark-colored vehicle was traveling north on SE 19th Terrace and began firing shots at a crowd. This all happened outside of a home in the neighborhood.

Police don’t know how many people were inside the vehicle, but Glover said they do believe there was more than one person. They don’t know yet if this shooting is connected to Sunday night’s drive-by shooting in Northeast Gainesville.

BREAKING NEWS: Officials with the Gainesville Police Department are investigating a shooting in Southeast Gainesville....

Posted by Dylan Lyons WCJB TV 20 News on Monday, July 19, 2021

Anyone with information is asked to call GPD or Alachua County Crime Stoppers.

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