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Posted on: October 11, 2018

FMPD Seeks Public Assistance


The Fort Myers Police Department conducted an 11AM media briefing today at the corner of US 41 (Cleveland Avenue) and Hanson Street, the site of a fatal shooting.  The incident is believed to have taken place at approximately 10:25 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. FMPD were first called to an area in front of Lee Memorial Hospital where two males were found in a dark blue Nissan Altima suffering from gunshot wounds. EMS responded to the scene and transported both victims to the LMH trauma surgery center but both men died from their wounds. 

Deceased are Torre Deontray Fulcher (date of birth 4/5/1977) and William Allen Merrill (date of birth 12/13/1989.) Traffic on Cleveland Avenue was shut down for several hours while officers canvassed the area for possible evidence.  Captain Jay Rodriguez put out an appeal to the public during the press briefing for anyone to come forward who may have witnessed the incident while traveling on US 41 at that time.  Anonymous tips can be called in or emailed to Detective Wolfgang Daniel of the FMPD at (239) 321-8030 or  Or tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).  Tipsters will remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $3,000.  Tips may also be made online at or by submitting a tip on the P3Tips mobile app. 


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