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Argument outside of party venue escalates to shooting

Posted: 2:33 PM, Oct 21, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-21 18:33:24Z

A fight escalated to fired shots between a group outside of a party venue Sunday around 5:00 a.m., according to police. 

The Fort Myers Police Department responded to fired shots in Miracle Plaza, which is located on Cleveland Avenue. Witnesses stated a group was leaving the Tea Room lounge and then a fight with gunfire broke out, according to police. 

48-year-old Orlanos Nelson, 40-year-old Parry Samuels and 37-year-old Agari Korosidis were wounded and transported to Lee Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

Police said the incident is considered a contained case of aggravated battery and there is no danger to the general public.  An investigation is ongoing and charges are pending.