The Gainesville Police Department reports that earlier this afternoon a handgun was discovered outside the Alachua County Courthouse by a Jimmy Johns delivery person.. Gainesville Police Department Spokeswoman Corporal Angelina Valuri says the gun could be tied to the homicide parking garage shooting over the weekend.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/valuricleanup.mp3]
Valuri says the gun will be sent off for further analysis.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/valuri3.mp3]
Valuri says officials are grateful for the citizen who located the gun.