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Breaking: Shots fired close to University of Florida campus

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Published: Oct. 19, 2021 at 6:13 AM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Gainesville police officers reported shots fired around 5 am Tuesday.

Originally, they thought this was near the orthopedics area on UF’s campus. The original post on Twitter from UF has been updated saying the incident actually occurred off-campus.

GPD officials said a witness claims a group of kids were shooting a gun at the ground and ran away.

We will continue to bring updates as we learn more information.

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