Oct 4, 2010 9:36 PM by Alison Haynes
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A gunman killed himself Monday
afternoon after he fatally shot a person and wounded five others
around Gainesville, police said.
The gunman shot himself in his red pickup truck after he drove
through the neighborhood picking off victims, Gainesville police
Cpl. Tscharna Senn said at a Monday night news conference. Police
refused to confirm the identity of the shooter, victims or give a
The first 911 call was at 4:03 p.m., followed by several others,
with the last coming at 4:16, Senn said. That was about the time
the gunman was pulled over and shot himself, police said.
The wounded were being treated at Gainesville area hospitals,
Senn said. They had minor to critical injuries, but Senn wouldn't
Gainesville, in the north-central part of the state, is home to
the University of Florida. There was no immediate link between the
school and the shooting.
Authorities have scheduled a news conference for 10 a.m.