2 shot in Fort Myers drive-by
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A drive-by shooting in Fort Myers early Friday morning sent three people to the hospital. One of the victims, 21-year-old Cory Jackson of Lehigh Acres, is in critical but stable condition.
Police say the shooting happened around 1:17 a.m. at State Road 82 and Forum Boulevard. Three men were driving westbound on SR 82 from Lehigh Acres when a gray four-door sedan, possibly a Toyota with dark tinted windows, opened fire on them.
The victim's vehicle was hit multiple times and the trio drove to a hospital while the suspects fled.
20-year-old Javaris Murray of Lehigh Acres was also hit by the gunfire but suffered only minor injuries. The other man in the car, 20-year-old Brandan Conner of Fort Myers, escaped unharmed.
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 (8477) or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD. Tipsters can remain anonymous. No further information is available at this time. Updates will be issued via email.