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7 Feb 2014

Police Investigating Early Morning Shooting

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On February 7, 2014, at 1:17 a.m., the Fort Myers Police Department received a call of a subject who had been shot and was receiving medical treatment at Gulf Coast Hospital. Officers responded to the hospital and learned the following:

The three victim’s identified as Cory Jackson (d.o.b. 10/06/1992 of Lehigh Acres), Javaris Murray (d.o.b. 03/31/1993 of Lehigh Acres) and Brandan Conner (d.o.b. 03/31/1993 of Fort Myers) were traveling westbound on State Road 82 from Lehigh Acres when unknown suspects in a smoke gray four-door sedan possibly a Toyota with dark tinted windows opened fire on them. The victim’s vehicle was hit multiple times and proceeded to drive to the hospital for treatment. The suspect vehicle fled the scene.

Through the follow up investigation at the hospital officers and detectives learned the incident occurred near the intersection of State Road 82 and Forum Boulevard. The victim’s vehicle was towed from the hospital to FMPD for forensic analysis.

Cory Jackson was critically injured from the shooting but is listed in stable condition. Javaris Murray suffered a non-life threatening injury and Brandan Conner was unharmed. The motive for this shooting in unknown at this time. The investigation remains active and anyone with information is asked to call Detective Michael Walsh at (239) 321-7700, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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Contact Fort Myers Police

Office: (239) 321-7700
Emergency: 911

Address: 2210 Widman Way, Fort Myers, FL 33901

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