Update 1: The victim in Saturday night’s shooting has been identified as Timothy Brown (d.o.b. 06/25/1978 of Fort Myers). Brown is in stable condition recovering at this time. The investigation remains active.
On April 5, 2014, at 8:48 p.m., the Fort Myers Police Department received a call of a subject who had been shot near the intersection of Ford Street and Thomas Street.
Upon arrival officers observed a second male pulling the victim from the canal that runs alongside Ford Street to the east. Officer Louissaint and Officer Cates began CPR on the victim who was not breathing and unconscious. Officers were able to revive the victim while waiting for Lee County Emergency Medical Service. The victim was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital in stable condition.
Detectives are actively investigating the crime scene. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Matt Sellers 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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