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4 people shot and injured at Punta Gorda party

Posted at 12:39 PM, Jun 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-25 18:48:58-04

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. -- Charlotte County deputies are investigating a shooting that hurt four people at the Harbor Heights Civic Association early Sunday.

The center is located at 2450 Harbour Drive. Deputies say shots were fired around 2:30 A.M. and 4 victims are being treated for gunshot injuries. The incident occurred at a private party between attendees. According the the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, the disturbance was isolated to this location.

The Harbor Heights boat ramp is closed at this time due to the crime scene processing.

All 4 victims are expected to recover from their injuries. There will likely be no further updates during the course of the investigation as Detectives continue to interview witnesses. This is to preserve the integrity of the investigation.

Detectives need to speak to everyone that attended this event. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact us at 639-0013 and request to speak to a Major Crimes Detective. You can also contact SW Florida Crime Stoppers and be rewarded for your info if it leads to an arrest.