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Shooting reported near Michigan Avenue in Fort Myers

Posted at 2:20 PM, Dec 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-02 11:18:55-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Police are investigating a shooting in the area of Michigan Avenue near Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard.

A house was seen with a bullet hole through a window on Gardenia Avenue. Fort Myers Police say a drive-by shooter fired shots in the area around 2pm Friday.

The car involved is described as a dark blue Mitsubishi SUV. Police have located the car and are currently questioning people about the incident.

Neighbors tell Fox 4 they heard multiple rapid-fire shots. Witnesses say one person was shot. Their condition is unknown.

According to Lee County Schools, Royal Palms Exceptional was briefly placed under lockdown, for about five minutes.

We'll update as soon as we learn more in the developing story.