Overnight Shooting Injures One - Update #1

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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The person that was shot, and a second person injured by flying glass, have both signed waivers of prosecution...indicating they do not intend to cooperate with the investigation.


(Initial press release from January 28, 2018  11:57 a.m.)

An early morning shooting in the parking lot of a Fort Myers hookah lounge sent one person to the hospital.

Deputies were on an unrelated investigation in the area of the Lions Hookah Lounge, 9300 Cloverleaf Court, Fort Myers, when shots rang out in the lounge parking lot shortly after 3:30 a.m.  One person, a female, was struck.  She was brought to a local hospital where she was treated and later released.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit is investigating the shooting.  If you have information on this shooting, call the Lee County Sheriff's Office at (239) 477-1000.  Or call Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477). All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000. Tips may also be made online at www.southwestfloridacrimestoppers.com or by submitting a tip through the P3Tips mobile app.

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