GPD: Shooting outside of Walmart in Butler Plaza found to be accidental and self inflicted

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - UPDATE (08/05/2019 5:25pm)
Gainesville Police say a shooting outside the Walmart in the Butler Plaza that happened on Friday, August 2, was accidental and self-inflicted.

The Bay County Sheriff's Office is investigating what appears to be a homicide. (MGN)

The suspect was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. It is unclear if there are going to be any charges.
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Gainesville police are investigating a shooting outside of the Walmart in the Butler Plaza area.

The Gainesville Police Department spoke with TV20 and say the incident occurred around 9:45pm on Friday, August 2nd and currently believe it was accidental.

The suspect was the only person hurt and was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.