Suspect(s) Still on the Loose in Hawthorne Homicide

Homicide in Hawthorne

A suspect, or suspects, are still on the loose after a homicide in Hawthorne.

Alachua County Sheriff's Office responded to a call around 11:30 Friday night, about shots fired in the 7800 block of SE U.S. Highway 301. ASO Sgt. Chris Sims says, "We did get a call from residents at the home stating that a female subject had been shot. On arrival, she was found to be deceased."

Sims says the SWAT, K-9, and Air Teams are trying to track a possible suspect through the woods.

Anyone with information is asked to call The Communications Center at 352-955-1818, or call Crime Stoppers anonymously.

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