Alachua Police investigating double shooting


Alachua Police are investigating a double shooting that happened Monday night.

Police say officers were in the area of 15503 NW 134th Terrace when they heard multiple gunshots. They found 22-year-old Jeffrey Robinson, Jr. with a gunshot wound. Robinson was taken to Shands Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

During the investigation police say they received a call that another man had walked into the North Florida Regional Medical Center ER with a gunshot wound to his leg. Police identified the man as 19-year-old Alejandro Sheppard of Gainesville.

Police believe the shootings are related.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Alachua Police Department at (386) 462-1396 or Crimestoppers at (352) 372-STOP.

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