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Shots Fired At University of Florida, Suspect in Custody

University of Florida
Posted at 6:28 AM, Jul 27, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-27 02:36:57-04

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - University of Florida police have taken one person into custody after shots were fired outside a student residence building near the football stadium.

School officials sent a safety alert at 3:21 a.m. Monday stating that shots had been fired in the Murphree Hall lot. Twenty minutes later, the school issued a second alert saying a person with a firearm had been taken into custody.

No one was injured in the shooting.

The alert said possible witnesses in a blue Mazda truck had left the scene.

No further details were immediately available.