Shooting Investigation UPDATE

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UPDATE #1:

In the early hours of January 9, 2021, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of 8211 College Parkway in reference to a shooting.

Deputies arrived to the scene to find a vehicle with two victims inside. Both victims were transported to a local hospital where one victim was pronounced deceased.

This incident is now a confirmed homicide.

Due to the nature of the incident, detectives with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit and Violent Crimes Unit responded to assume the investigation.

Any further details will be disseminated in the form of a press release.



ORIGINAL RELEASE:

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is working a shooting investigation that has resulted in the closure of College Parkway from Whiskey Creek Drive to Winkler Road in Fort Myers.

Major Crimes Unit detectives are currently on scene conducting an active investigation.

Motorists are being asked to avoid the area and seek alternate routes. This road will be shut down for a few hours.

We will disseminate updates in the form of a press release as they become available.