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Lee County Sheriffs Office investigate homicide on Fort Myers Beach

Posted at 5:15 AM, Jul 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-15 08:34:22-04

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. — UPDATE (8 AM)-- Sheriff Marceno held a press conference this morning.

There was a violent altercation amongst several individuals shortly after midnight.

The Sheriff says three people were shot; two were transported and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

One male victim is deceased.

A suspect has not been arrested.

The Sheriff’s Office is asking that anyone with any information to please contact the Sheriff’s Office.

This is an ongoing active homicide investigation.

A large Lee County Sheriff's Office crime scene investigation unfolded on Fort Myers Beach Wednesday morning.

Deputies are still working the scene, which appears to be concentrated at the Lani Kai Island Resort.

Deputies also confirmed that the 7-Eleven nearby was part of the crime scene.

CSI units arrived on scene shortly before 5:00 a.m. Estero Boulevard had been roped off by crime scene tape for hours, but deputies opened the road around 4:30 a.m. They've since moved their investigation closer to the resort. The parking lot is currently roped off by crime scene tape.

An ambulance was seen leaving the scene early Wednesday morning. A number of people were also seen in tears, as deputies worked to investigate.

Fox 4 has reached out to the Lee County Sheriff's Office to find out what they are investigating.