Shots fired near the University of Florida's College of Veterinary Medicine Friday turned out to be target practice, according to tweets by the UF Alert system.

The tweets said that this was not an active shooter situation and police were clearing the scene.

The person involved was said to have been doing target practice in a wooded area.

There is no longer a need for residents to avoid the area, according to the tweet by UF Alerts.

The Gainsville Police Department will be investigating the incident further.