On January 1, 2014, at 5:47 a.m., the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a shooting that occurred in the 2600 block of Edison Avenue. The victims reported that a gold Cadillac began to follow their vehicle on Edison Avenue. As the victims drove westbound on Edison Avenue, the Cadillac began to tailgate them. The victims attempted to get away from the Cadillac and pulled into the gas station at 2612 Edison Avenue to let the Cadillac pass. The Cadillac followed and a black male suspect occupying the passenger seat leaned outside of the Cadillac and fired several shots at their vehicle striking it multiple times. The victims immediately drove away from this location and dialed 911.
There were no injuries as a result of this incident. The suspect is described as a black male approximately 23-28 years of age, dark complexion, with short twisted style hair. The suspect vehicle is described as a gold four-door, mid to late 1990’s style Cadillac. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Emily DeStefanis at (239) 321-8011, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD. Tipsters can remain anonymous. No further information is available at this time.
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