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Two neighboring counties. Two mass shootings. The same gun.

FDLE Firearms Analyst William Black and Crime Scene Analyst Ashleigh Rettig assisted in this case, where a handgun fired during a shootout on Pensacola Street in Tallahassee was linked to a mass shooting at a Gadsden County nightclub. Analyst Black's work aided in the investigation of an individual murdered in the Tallahassee shooting.

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FDLE is composed of five areas: Executive Direction and Business Support, Criminal Investigations and Forensic Science, Criminal Justice Information, Criminal Justice Professionalism and Florida Capitol Police. FDLE’s duties, responsibilities and procedures are mandated through Chapter 943, FS, and Chapter 11, FAC. To learn more about these areas, read our Statement of Agency Organization and Operation or visit our Open Government page.