Update: GPD arrests Wawa shooting suspect

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Update (4:02 p.m.): Gainesville Police Department detectives arrested Zamonte Hartsfield on Wednesday afternoon after he allegedly shot and killed a man on Tuesday night. 

Hartsfield, 21, will be charged with murder, attempted felony murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. 

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Two people were shot and one died at the East University Wawa gas station on Tuesday night.

Zamonte Hartsfield mug

According to a Gainesville Police Department (GPD) release, officers responded to 1007 East University Ave. around 9 p.m. where they found an unresponsive person with an apparent gunshot wound to the head.

First responders declared the victim deceased at the scene.

GPD detectives conducted interviews at the location and, during this time, a second victim arrived at UF Shands Hospital ER and, according to the release, was also shot at the Wawa location. The victim was later released from the hospital. 

GPD requests anyone with information concerning the incident to contact Detective Williams at 352-393-7681 or 352-642-3363. You can also remain anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers at 352-372-7867 or by clicking here.

Wawa gas station shooting at 1007 E University Avenue

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