UPDATE: Second shooting victim found dead at Westgate Apartments, Tallahassee police say

Published: Oct. 2, 2020 at 10:31 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 2, 2020 at 12:33 PM EDT
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - The Tallahassee Police Department says after a thorough search of the Westgate Apartments, a second shooting victim was found dead at the scene.

The City of Tallahassee sent an update about the shooting around 12:10 p.m. According to the city, initial information police received indicated the shooter was still inside the building. After officers cleared and secured the area, they started to sweep the area and document the scene, the city says.

That’s when the second victim was found. They were pronounced dead at the scene.

There was a large police presence Friday morning as TPD officers and Leon County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Westgate Court. TPD got the call a little before 8 a.m.

The first victim, who police only identified as a man, was taken to a hospital in the area, the department says.

Police have not released information about the suspect at this point. TPD says there is no danger to the community.

According to the Tallahassee Online Police Statistics map, police went to the 3200 block of Westgate Court around 8:11 a.m. after gunshots were fired in the area.

This is a developing story. WCTV has sent a reporter to the area.

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