Lee County Sheriff's Office Press Release: Shooting at Fort Myers Apartments; One Deceased: UPDATE # 1

March 16, 2020

Luis Anthony Walker (DOB 11-14-1974) has been taken into custody and charged with Homicide, Aggravated Assault with a Weapon and Torture/Inflict Pain/Serious Injury/Death on an Animal.

Luis Walker was walking his four canines through his community's parking lot when the victim's canine ran towards Walker's dogs and had to be separated from Walker's canines.

Walker became angry, returned to his apartment and returned with a firearm.

Walker shot the victim, killing him. He then fired a shot at the victim's dog, killing the canine, as well. Walker additionally pointed the firearm at the victim's wife, who begged Walker not to shoot her. Walker did not fire at the victim's wife.

Luis Walker was detained and arrested following the incident. He is currently in the Lee County Jail.

March 15, 2020


On Sunday, March 15, 2020, around 7:20 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call for service regarding a shooting at the Lago Del Sol apartments, located off Gladiolus Drive in Fort Myers.

West district deputies arrived on scene, and due to the nature of the incident, the Major Crimes Unit assumed the investigation.

One person is deceased, and one person has been detained.  All parties are accounted for.

This is an isolated incident and poses no imminent threat to the community.

The investigation into this incident is active and ongoing.  Additional information will be shared in the form of a press release.