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LCSO: North Fort Myers man shoots wife in head

Posted at 6:57 PM, Feb 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-25 18:57:50-05
NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Details of a mysterious incident taking place inside a North Fort Myers home has been released involving 73 year old John Paul Kirby.
 
It all unfolded Saturday in the living room of the couple's home where Kirby's wife, Linda, was watching TV. Lee county deputies responded to the home after his wife called saying Kirby shot her several times and that she was laying in the living room of her home. 
 
According to the incident report, Kirby's wife told deputies he shot her in the head and that she was "unable to move."
 
The report states the wife was shot several times, once in the back of her head, another in the back of her neck, and a round piercing her leg.
 
Reports show deputies followed a "blood trail from the large pool of blood" where they found John Paul Kirby unconscious with a gun shot wound to his head.
 
John Paul Kirby is facing three felony charges, including, one count of attempted murder, one count of displaying a firearm during commission of a felony, and one count of discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling.
 
Kirby is still in custody at the Lee County jail. He will be facing a judge on March 28th. 
 
The condition of Mrs. Kirby is still unknown.