Man Shot In Gainesville Hotel Room – A man, age 37 was shot inside a hotel room in Gainsville on Monday died at a hospital and police are trying to identify who killed him.
Gainesville police said officers were called to reports of shots fired the Days Inn on SW 13th Street just after 8 p.m. They found Kurry Jackson shot inside the room where he was staying. Jackson was taken to UF Health-Shands, where he died.
Police were also investigating after a man whose vehicle was shot several times as he was leaving an apartment complex on N.E. 15th Street about 4:40 a.m. Wednesday. Officers do not believe that shooting is related to the homicide nine hours earlier on the other side of town.
We express our sympathy and deepest condolences to the Victim’s family today and in the days, weeks, months, and years that are to come as they cope with his passing. May his soul rest in peace.