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Man arrested for Fort Myers shooting once attacked Naples couple by waiting in their apartment

Tanorish Jones
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Posted at 4:15 PM, Apr 03, 2024
and last updated 2024-04-04 10:00:58-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Fort Myers Police say they arrested a man and charged him with murder in a deadly shooting near Roberto Clemente Park on Wednesday.

Tanorish Jones
Fort Myers Police arrested Tanorish Jones and charged him with a deadly shooting near Roberto Clemente Park

Tanorish Jones is being held in the Lee County Jail on homicide charges.

The shooting happened Wednesday afternoon in the area of Henderson Avenue and Dale Street. Police have not released any more information about what happened.

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Fox 4 has reported on Jones in the past. In 2020, he was arrested for attacking two people at an apartment complex in Naples.

The police report says Jones was waiting inside for the couple when they got home. It says he stabbed the man, and punched and choked the woman.

State prison records show he was convicted of aggravated assault and aggravated battery, and served one year and three months in prison. He was released in January of 2022.

Jones was in court on the murder charges Thursday morning.