On September 26, 2013, at 2:06 PM, the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call to 3310 7th ST. W, Lehigh Acres, in reference to a shooting.
Upon arrival, deputies found a female juvenile suffering from a gunshot wound to her lower leg. The victim was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital as result of her injuries.
The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was on her way home from the bus stop and sustained the non life threatening gunshot wound.
A perimeter was established by responding deputies and the suspect has not been located.
Due to the nature of the incident, detectives with Lee County Sheriffs Major Crimes Unit responded and assumed the investigation.
No further information available at this time.
Anyone who has any information on the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at 239-477-1000, or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477). Tips may also be made online at www.swflcrimestoppers.org, through the TipSubmit app on any iPhone or by texting a tip to CRIMES (274637) Keyword: REWARD.
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