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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Man Wounded by Gunfire at Apartment Complex

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Fort Myers Police responded to reports of a man being shot on May 31st, 2018, at approximately 8:39 P.M, at 4135 Ambrosia Drive in Fort Myers. Upon arrival at the Portofino Apartment Complex officers found that a victim, Thelton Jacobs, (DOB July 26, 1977) was transported by friends to the Hospital suffering from gunshot wounds. He remains in the hospital at this time in stable condition. A witness stated that he and the victim had just returned to the apartment from a trip to a nearby convenience store. After they parked and exited the vehicle the witness stated he heard shots and saw Jacobs drop to the ground.

Detectives obtained a statement, collected evidence and conducted a door to door neighborhood canvas after securing the area. This is an active investigation and it is felt that there is no threat to the general public. If anyone has additional information on this crime they can call (239) 321-7700 or remain anonymous through tip411 on the FMPD website at In addition tips can be sent anonymously by text to 847411 and include the keyword FMPD.

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