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Update: Arrest made in overnight shooting on Diana Avenue in Fort Myers

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Posted at 7:36 AM, Sep 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-06 13:03:53-04

**UPDATE (11:50AM)** -- Police confirm that a man was injured by gunfire at the scene on Diana Avenue early Friday morning.

Fort Myers Police say 61-year-old Luis Ortega is charged with attempted murder, armed burglary and aggravated assault.

Ortega reportedly shot 55-year-old Jose Bermudez at 95 Diana Avenue before returning to his residence at 93 Diana Avenue. When he refused to surrender to police, a SWAT team and a negotiations team were called to the scene, and Ortega was taken into custody.

Bermudez was transported by ambulance to Lee Memorial Hospital.

This investigation is active and on-going.
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Fox 4's Breaking News Tracker was on the scene of an apparent stand-off in Fort Myers early Friday.

Police aren't saying much yet, but we do know they were called to a residence on Diana Avenue around 1 a.m. That's where a perimeter was set up and the SWAT team was brought in.

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SWAT team responds to an incident on Diana Avenue in Fort Myers on September 6, 2019.

Our crew on scene heard police on a PA system telling someone to come out of a house.

We're told the incident ended peacefully.

Once we know more about the case we'll be sure to bring that to you.