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Teen arrested for role in shooting of Lehigh Acres man

Posted: 12:07 PM, Dec 21, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-21 12:12:25-05
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LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Detectives have arrested a 17-year-old female for Attempted First Degree Murder for her role in a botched robbery that led to the shooting of a Lehigh Acres man outside his home.

The teen is charged with attempted first degree murder, robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery.

Fox 4 does not identify minors who are arrested unless they are charged as an adult.

According to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, the shooting happened on December 8th in front of a home on Robert Avenue.

Through extensive investigation, detectives determined that the teen had visited the victim, 23-year-old Colt Minko, at his home. As Minko walked the teen to her vehicle, he was shot and robbed.

Minko ws taken to the hospital, and is still recovering from his injuries.

Detectives believe there are other suspects involved in this incident, and request the public’s assistance in the investigation.

Anyone with information on the identities and whereabouts of the suspects are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477). All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $3,000. Tips may also be made online at www.southwestfloridacrimestoppers.com or by submitting a tip on the P3Tips mobile app.