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FAMU PD sends out alert after "shots fired" near campus

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Posted at 1:54 PM, Jun 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-16 15:00:26-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Authorities have sent out a mass alert after police say shots were fired around the Jakes and Patterson Street area.

The shooting happened around 12:40 p.m. Tuesday.

According to the alert sent about an hour later, authorities say there are two suspects who were both last seen going southbound on MLK Street.

Both are African-American men around their 20s with medium length dreadlocks.

They say one of them is wearing a black long-sleeve shirt. There is no known clothing description of the other suspect.

If you have any information about the incident, you are asked to contact the Tallahassee Police Department at 850-606-5800.