News

Actions

Boy, 5, Fatally Shot in Fort Myers Neighborhood

Posted at 6:51 AM, Oct 14, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-18 14:42:38-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 5-year-old boy is dead following a shooting in a Fort Myers neighborhood.

Shots fired from a vehicle shortly after 6 p.m. Monday killed the boy and injured a man. Police say they've seized a vehicle and are looking for multiple male suspects.

The News-Press of Fort Myers (http://newspr.es/1sBcFZl ) reports the child was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital, where he died a short time later.

Police say multiple shots were fired from a vehicle that was parked along a street, but they offered few other details.