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Arrest made in sidewalk homicide Thursday

Posted at 5:41 PM, Sep 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-02 07:58:45-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Police have made an arrest after the community is rocked by more gun violence.

39-year-old Kendrick Moore is now facing multiple charges, including second-degree murder. Police say Moore allegedly gunned down 37-year old Rodney Greenlee on Crawford Avenue near Dr. Ella Piper Way Thursday morning.

A community is mourning the loss of 37 year old Rodney Greenlee who was found lying lifeless on the ground, less than a block away from his home. Neighbors say Greenlee was shot several times in front a school bus of disabled children.

Violence has become all to familiar in the Dunbar community, witnesses keeping their silence as they're held hostage by fear.  "Even when its their loved ones, they're afraid to say something because of fear of some retaliation," a neighbor tells Four In Your Corner.

Police have put a face to the shooter, Kendrick Moore, who now faces murder charges.

Meanwhile, a family is mourning the loss of two family members in one week.

"Rodney's wife's nephew was murdered a couple days ago behind the Race Track," a neighbor tells Four In Your Corner. "So she has to deal with burying her nephew and her husband now."

25-year-old Willie James Moore was shot to death Friday night behind the Racetrac gas station under construction on Cleveland Avenue. Police found his body after investigating an attempted carjacking at the gas station.

"It's time to stop the bloodshed. Our boys is dying in the streets," a neighbor said. "I hope they install cameras in our neighborhoods like they did downtown to stop this violence."