Suspect arrested in GNV double homicide case

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Law enforcement officers arrested a suspect in a Feb. 2 shooting that left two people dead and one injured on Friday morning.

Dallvion Jarrell Parker
Courtesy of Alachua County Jail Dallvion Jarrell Parker

According to a Gainesville Police Department (GPD) release, GPD detectives, with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Task Force and the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office, apprehended Dallvion Jarrell Parker, 28.

Parker is charged with allegedly shooting and killing an acquaintance along with one of her guests. He also shot and seriously injured another guest.

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An arrest warrant was issued for Parker on Wednesday charging him with two counts of first-degree murder, attempted murder in the first degree and attempted murder in the first degree.

GPD officers located Parker’s vehicle on Friday and he was taken into custody at an undisclosed location in the county.

The victims — Brittany Avery-Hoisington and Trayvon Sheppard — were shot and killed at 229 NW 3rd Ave. Another person was wounded in the shooting.

Parker was booked into the Alachua County Jail on Friday.

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