TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — UPDATE: The Tallahassee Police Department released additional details on shootings on West Pensacola Street late Saturday night.
The Tallahassee Police Department said it was conducting crowd control at multiple locations on West Pensacola Street.
With officers in the area, TPD said multiple individuals within the crowds began shooting at the Half-Time Liquors store located at 2101 West Pensacola Street and the Los Compadres restaurant located at 2102 West Pensacola Street.
A male victim who was struck by gunfire at the liquor store was rendered aid by law enforcement personnel, but the victim died from injuries sustained at the scene.
The police department confirmed eight other people were injured with varying severity of injuries.
Law enforcement officers did observe a male subject shooting into a large crowd and running towards the McDonald's at 2026 West Pensacola Street.
Two officers pursued the man and told the man to drop the weapon. The male subject was shot by law enforcement in order to stop the threat and prevent further people from being victims.
Police said the man that fled towards the fast-food restaurant sustained non life threatening injuries and was taken into custody.
TPD said its violent crimes unit assumed the investigation, and preliminary findings determined this to be an isolated incident.
He thanks TPD, FHP and LCSO for running towards the gunfire as it was occurring and for stopping further injury from occurring.— Alison Posey (@AlisonPosey14) October 30, 2022
He said this is what they train for: to stop the threat. https://t.co/I0DtQj2y4M
During a press conference Sunday morning, Tallahassee Police Department chief Lawrence Revell confirmed three individuals are in custody including the man who was shot by law enforcement personnel.
He said there could be others arrested, that’s part of the ongoing investigation. Said dozens and dozens of shots rang out.— Alison Posey (@AlisonPosey14) October 30, 2022
He said all three suspects currently in custody have local ties to Tallahassee. https://t.co/RtiKlEFh9Z
At least one man is dead and multiple other people are hurt following what the Tallahassee Police Department is calling shooting incidents.
According to a post on the department's Facebook page, TPD is working shooting incidents in the area of West Pensacola Street and Ausley Road with multiple people hurt. No information on the exact number of people hurt or extent of their injuries has been released. The department says that is currently still under investigation.
Right now, West Pensacola Street is closed from Ocala Road to White Drive.