Suspect arrested in Fort Myers stabbing

FORT MYERS, Fla - - The suspect involved in an overnight stabbing in Fort Myers was arrested.

Deputies responded to a service call in regards to a shooting at 4343 Ballard Road at approximately 12:29 a.m.

Upon arrival, deputies found the victim who suffered from a stab wound and was unresponsive, according to the Lee County Sheriff's Office.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

Deputies later found the suspect, Casino Hill, 18, in the area behind a 7-Eleven  at 1350 Ortiz Avenue.

He was arrested and charged with one count of second- degree murder. 

He is expected to appear in court on June 19.

Deputies say this was an isolated incident and there is no danger to the community.

 

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