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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Arrest Made in Fountain Street Shooting

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The Fort Myers Police Department has released the identity of the suspected gunman who shot a male victim at 2080 Fountain Street of Friday, April 19, 2019. Markqueon Pearson (date of birth 09/30/1997) was arrested and charged with attempted 2nd degree murder for the shooting of Eugene Bouie (date of birth 8/30/1951).

The arrest followed an intensive operation which involved the FMPD S.W.A.T. team, with assistance from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, securing the area, clearing a nearby boarding house and searching the tenant’s rooms. Pearson, who was a boarder, was identified as the attacker with the assistance of security video. He was transported to the Fort Myers Police station for questioning and then to the Lee County Jail. Bouie received treatment for his wounds at Lee Memorial Hospital and was released.

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