Media outlets are reporting that a shooting in north Florida could involve multiple fatalities.

The Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office has confirmed to The Associated Press that it is investigating a shooting in the town of Bell Thursday and that a news conference has been scheduled for 8 p.m. WCJB-TV says police are classifying is as a major shooting.

It wasn't immediately clear how many people were shot.

Bell is small town of just 350 people about 30 miles west of Gainesville.