Gainesville police respond to shots fired; a growing trend in the community

Officers from the Gainesville Police Department responded once again to reports of shots fired. This continues a growing trend of shootings and shots fired in the Gainesville community.

On Monday, at approximately 9:20PM, several GPD units responded to calls of shots fired at the 700 block of SE 11th Street. After arriving to the scene, officers made contact with a victim whose vehicle was struck with bullets twice in the front passenger fender and front passenger tire. The victim/driver of the vehicle was not injured.

No suspects were located after GPD officers canvassed the area.

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This aggravated assault/armed disturbance remains an ongoing investigation and GPD asks anyone with information about this incident to contact GPD detectives at: 352-393-7670, or if they desire to remain anonymous, to report information to Crime Stoppers at: 352-372-7687 or at:

 This is a developing story and it will be updated as more details are known.

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