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Cape Coral PD investigating Friday night shooting along Pine Island Rd

Cape Coral Police Department
Posted at 3:23 PM, Jan 20, 2024

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Cape Coral Police Department are investigating a shooting that occurred Friday around 11 p.m., near the intersection of NE 3rd Avenue and Pine Island Road.

According to a police report, officers were at a business in the area when they heard shots fired. They found three vehicles trying to leave the scene, the report says.

Officers in the report said they attempted to stop the vehicles for further investigation until they could prove no crime was committed. Other officers swarmed the area to stop all three vehicles from leaving. Police ended up detaining the suspects due to the chaotic nature of the call, the report says.

Moments later, someone call 911 and said someone had been shot several times. Police found a person shot in the leg laying in the middle of the road. Another person, who was in one of the vehicles they stopped, was found shot several times.

Police say the two victims were transported to local hospital. There status is currently unknown.

Police believe this shooting to be an isolated incident and still actively investigating.