Update: Police release photos of Fort Myers homicide suspects
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Fort Myers Police Department released surveillance pictures of a car they believe is involved in a fatal shooting in Fort Myers. Officers responded to the intersection of Winkler Avenue and Shoemaker Boulevard reference a gunshots heard call. The initial investigation revealed the following:
An unknown vehicle pulled up alongside the victim’s vehicle early Saturday morning and opened fire at the Winkler Avenue and Shoemaker Boulevard intersection. The victim’s vehicle was struck multiple times and immediately drove to Lee Memorial Hospital. The perpetrator’s vehicle fled in an unknown direction.
While at the hospital medical personnel treated three females from the vehicle who suffered gunshot wounds. 17-year old Alexis S. Wilson of Fort Myers died from her injuries. Two other females inside the vehicle were later released with non-life threatening injuries.
Sunday the FMPD released photos of the possible vehicle and people involved. The photos are from surveillance at a nearby 7-11.
Detectives along with Crime Scene Technicians are actively working the investigation at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Matt Sellers or Detective Emily Destefanis at 239-321-7700, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477) or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD.
FMPD is offering a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of a person or persons responsible for any homicide in the City of Fort Myers. Tipsters can remain anonymous.