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17 Sep 2013

Police Arrest Suspect in Shooting

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On Monday, September 16, 2013 the Fort Myers Police Department arrested Odarius Jiles (d.o.b. 12-2-96 of Fort Myers) for aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and unlawful possession of a firearm by a minor. On Monday, September 9, 2013 at 6:01 p.m. FMPD responded to a shooting at the intersection of Lora Street and Luray Avenue. Upon arrival officers located Anthony Martinez (d.o.b. 3-11-82 of Fort Myers) suffering from a gunshot wound. Martinez was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital for treatment. Martinez survived his injury. Detectives spent the next week following leads and gathering evidence in the case which led to the identification of Jiles as the suspect. Last night police located Jiles walking on Pearl Street and arrested him without incident. The motive for the shooting remains under investigation.

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Office: (239) 321-7700
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Address: 2210 Widman Way, Fort Myers, FL 33901

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