ALACHUA ‒ An arrest has been made in the Dec. 9 shooting that left one man dead and another in critical condition. At approximately 6:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 9, the Alachua Police Department (APD) and the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office Combined Communications Center (CCC) received several phone calls reporting multiple gun shots and others reporting that someone had been shot inside One 51 Apartments located at 15139 N.W. 150th Road, Alachua.

Arriving officers found a male near building 15139 who was suffering from a gunshot wound to his left side. Alachua County Fire Rescue arrived on the scene and began first aid. The wounded man was transported to UF Health Shands Hospital by ambulance. On the way to the hospital, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by paramedics. The deceased man was identified as 22-year-old Jaquan Janario Robinson, of Fort White.

While officers and paramedics were attending to Robinson, CCC received a phone call from a second individual saying he had been shot in the back. Officers located 20-year-old Lacorrin Raheem Calhoun, suffering from a gunshot wound to his armpit area in the pasture adjacent to building 15139. First aid was rendered to Calhoun by law enforcement and paramedics. Calhoun was transported to UF Health Shands Hospital in critical condition and was released from the hospital couple days later.

The APD Criminal Investigations Division conducted several interviews with on-scene witnesses and persons of interest. After several interviews, it was determined that the incident occurred after a drug transaction went foul. During the course of the investigation, detectives identified Calhoun as the primary aggressor and a warrant for his arrest was applied for and granted.

On Dec. 22, 2022, Calhoun made contact with APD detectives at the Alachua Police Department and was interviewed and arrested for Second Degree Murder Possession of Firearm / Ammunition by a Convicted Felon, and Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

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