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Second teen arrested for homicide at Fort Myers apartment complex

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Posted at 6:40 PM, Nov 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-13 20:49:58-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. — UPDATE 12/13/20:

The Fort Myers Police Department has confirmed that a second teenager has been arrested in connection to a homicide and vehicle crash at the Retreat at Vista Lakes apartments.

The 16-year-old is charged with homicide and robbery with a firearm.

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Fort Myers Police arrested a 17-year-old from Lehigh Acres, after investigating a homicide and vehicle crash at the Retreat at Vista Lakes apartments.

According to reports, at 7:45 p.m. on Nov. 22, a woman called police from the Winkler Ave. complex. A black Kia with Florida plates had crashed into an office building on the property.

Police found a deceased gunshot victim in the driver’s seat of the running car.

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Upon further investigation, The-17-year-old was identified as the suspected shooter. They also found the semi-automatic he tossed in the trash compactor, according to reports.

On Nov. 23, U.S. Marshalls Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested the 17-year-old at his Lehigh Acres home.

The is 17-year-old is in the Lee County jail facing a homicide charge.