Detectives Working Homicide in Lehigh Acres - Update #1

Monday, January 29, 2018


The victim has been positively identified as Javaris Wilson (DOB 12-21-96).  The investigation continues.

(Initial press release from Monday, January 29, 2018  12:14 a.m.)

On January 28, 2018 at 9:32 p.m., deputies were called to 5018 Beecher Street, Lehigh Acres in reference to a shooting.  Deputies arrived to find a male victim deceased.

The Major Crimes Unit is working the case and has determined it to be a homicide.  The shooting appears to be isolated and detectives believe there is no threat to the community.

If you have information any information on this case, 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 $1,000, call Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477). Tips may also be made online at or by submitting a tip through the P3Tips mobile app.