Leads sought in death of Gainesville man

Authorities with the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office are  searching for clues in the death of man who was found deceased on the side of the road at the 3700 block of SE 15th Street in Gainesville.  

When deputies arrived just after midnight on Monday, they found 23-year-old Orell Gordon, of Gainesville, dead from an apparent gunshot wound. 

The investigation is still active and ongoing, as detectives and forensics personnel continue their work to locate additional evidence, crime scenes, and/or witnesses.  

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to call the Combined Communications Center at 352-955-1818 or Detective James Parker at (352) 367-4189.  Callers can also remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward for information leading to an arrest by calling Crime Stoppers at 372-STOP (7867).