Gun violence continues in NCFL, man dies from a shooting at a party in Alachua

Published: Oct. 10, 2021 at 5:13 PM EDT
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ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. (WCJB) - A man is dead after an early morning shooting during a party in Alachua according to officers.

Alachua Police say they heard gunshots around four-thirty Sunday morning as they worked to break up a party near the entrance of Copeland Park. Officers found 19-year-old Kionne Atkins at Northwest 126 Terrace near Research Drive sitting in a white Honda with a gunshot wound to the torso.

Atkins died from his injuries after being taken to UF Health Shands, Alachua police are investigating his death as a homicide.

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