ASO looking for suspect in Monday murder

The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Monday in west Gainesville.

Shortly after noon deputies responded to a report of a shooting at an apartment complex just west of I-75 in the Linton Oaks neighborhood, according to an ASO statement. Deputies found an adult male who received medical attention for a gunshot wound. The man was taken to a local hospital and later died. 

ASO detectives are investigating the incident as a homicide and reported no suspects in custody at this time.

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The ASO said it would not release the victim’s name because “this is still an ongoing and developing incident.”

Anyone with information about the shooting may contact the Combined Communications Center at 352-955-1818. You can also call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 372-STOP (7867).

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