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1 killed,1 injured in overnight shooting

Posted at 11:54 AM, Jan 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-20 11:54:07-05

One person is dead and another person is injured following an overnight shooting, the Fort Myers Police Department said.

It happened shortly before midnight at 959 Polk Street.

Police say they found a man and a woman suffering from gunshot wounds at the scene. 

The male, identified as 40-year-old Kevin Lamont James succumbed to his injuries and died at the scene, FMPD said.

The woman, who has not yet been identified, was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital where she remains being treated for her wounds.

The identity of a possible shooter has not been released.

Police are asking anyone with additional information on this crime to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-877-TIPS.