NewsLocal News


Shooting investigation at Fly Lounge in Fort Myers Friday morning

Posted at 5:20 AM, May 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-17 09:27:22-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. — UPDATE (9:15AM) -- Police say one man was injured in an early morning shooting outside Fly Lounge.

Fort Myers Police say they were called to the scene at 1:54 a.m. and found one man shot and wounded. He was taken to Lee Memorial for treatment.

If anyone has information regarding the incident, they are asked to contact Detective Vincent Doyle at (239) 321-7742 or

Tipsters can also remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $3,000 by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477), online or by submitting information on the P3Tips mobile app.
Fort Myers police spent early Friday morning investigating a crime scene outside the Fly Lounge in Fort Myers.

Fox 4 was the first media on the scene just after 3 a.m. Friday morning.

Investigators were seen talking to multiple witnesses and gathering evidence outside the night club, located on Colonial Boulevard. The scene cleared around 5 a.m.

Police have confirmed a shooting at the scene.

This comes after a series of arrests, noise complaints and gun permit violations. Back in April, shots were fired outside the night club. No one was injured.

According to court documents we obtained, the Fly Lounge owners have until 5 p.m. on July 31st to turn the keys over to the landlord.