One arrested after fatal retaliatory shooting in Fort Myers Tuesday night

Posted at 6:29 AM, Jul 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-05 22:56:37-04

UPDATE (12:30PM) -- One person has been charged with homicide after police say he shot two men in a Dunbar home Tuesday night, killing one of them.

37-year-old Taheed Stoner was booked into the Lee County Jail Wednesday morning and charged with Homicide, Aggravated Battery, and Possession of a Weapon by Convicted Felon.

According to Fort Myers Police, officers were alerted to a potential retaliation on Thomas Street after a woman was shot in the hand earlier that night.

Soon after, officers say they witnessed that victim's boyfriend, Stoner, shooting at a home in the 3000 block of Thomas Street.  Stoner fled but was detained within minutes.

Inside the home, officers found two men injured by gunfire.  24-year-old Dewayne Johnson later died at the hospital from his wounds.  45-year-old Dwayne Broughton was critically injured and is being treated at Lee Memorial Hospital.


FORT MYERS, Fla. – An early morning shooting has killed one man and injured his father.

Fort Myers Police say a father and his son were shot just past midnight in the Dunbar community.  The son, who was in his 20's, was killed.

The father was taken to Lee Memorial for treatment.

Officers have been on the corner of Wright and Thomas streets for hours investigating.

Police say there will be an update later this morning.  Stick with Fox 4 for the latest on this developing story.