Fort Myers police are investigating a driveby shooting early Saturday that ended in the death of a 17-year-old Fort Myers girl and are offering up to $25,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction, police said.
The shooting, which injured two other females, occurred shortly before 2:37 a.m., when police were called to the intersection of Winkler Avenue and Shoemaker Boulevard due to gunshots heard, police said.
The car riddled with bullets sped to Lee Memorial Hospital, where Alexis S. Wilson was later pronounced dead, according to police, who said two other unnamed females were treated and released.
Witnesses told police an unknown vehicle pulled alongside the victims’ vehicle the intersection of Winkler Avenue and Shoemaker Boulevard and fired at it several times. The victims’ vehicle was struck many times and sped off to the hospital, police said, while the perpetrator’s vehicle fled in an unknown direction.
Police detectives and crime scene technicians are still investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Matt Sellers or Det. Emily Destefanis at 239-321-7700, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD.
Police are offering a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of a person or persons responsible for any homicide in the City of Fort Myers. Tipsters can remain anonymous.