1 shot near the University of Florida

Shooting near the University of Florida's campus

GAINESVILLE,Fla., – Police in Gainesville are searching for a man who shot another person near the University of Florida campus after a dispute.

A campus alert was sent out just after 3:30 a.m., saying there was a shooting at West University Avenue. When police arrived, they found a man laying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the side.He was was taken to UF Shands Gainesville and is in critical condition.  

Police say before the shooting two men were arguing and the victim pulled out a gun. He was then shot by an unidentified man. 

The shooter was last seen wearing a white tank top and may have ran towards Alligator Alley behind Kava Lounge. 

If you have any information you can call police at 352-955-1818.