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One confirmed dead in shooting at Reef Student Living

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Posted at 8:01 AM, Sep 04, 2023
and last updated 2023-09-06 07:14:51-04

ESTERO, Fla. — The Lee County Sheriff's Office confirmed the suspect in a shooting at The Reef Student Living Sunday night is dead, and one other person was injured.

When deputies arrived on scene just before 11 p.m., they found a female victim laying on the ground, appearing distressed.

A witness then told deputies the suspect was still in the area. He was found laying on the ground, unresponsive. Deputies ordered the suspect to show his hands several times, to which he did not respond.

LCSO later confirmed the suspect shot and killed himself.

LCSO said the parties involved are not students of FGCU. This is an isolated incident and all parties involved have been accounted for.

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