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Sunday, October 01, 2023
<p>A picture of&nbsp;<span id="docs-internal-guid-c569d793-7fff-46b1-31c2-0098b5cb50f0"><span>Orell Gordon, 23, who was found dead.&nbsp;</span></span></p>

A picture of Orell Gordon, 23, who was found dead. 

Deputies are investigating the murder of a Gainesville man shot early Monday morning.

Orell Gordon, 23, was found dead with a gunshot wound by Alachua County Sheriff’s Office deputies on the 3700 block of Southeast 15th Street, near Boulware Springs Park, according to a press release.

Deputies were called about a man lying on the side of the road and found Gordon just after midnight, the release said.

The investigation is ongoing, and deputies are asking for the public’s help to find Gordon’s family. ACSO is working to find more evidence, possible crime scenes and witnesses, deputies said.

Anyone with information can call the Combined Communications Center at 352-955-1818 or Detective James Parker at 352-367-4189. To remain anonymous, call Alachua County Crime Stoppers at 352-372-STOP.

Contact Jessica Curbelo at and follow her on Twitter at @jesscurbelo


A picture of Orell Gordon, 23, who was found dead. 

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