Fort Myers Police investigate shooting

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Police are investigating a shooting that took place around 6 a.m. Monday in the 2400 block of Royal Palm Avenue.

Before they arrived, police discovered the victim had been transported by a family member to Lee Memorial Hospital for a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

Officers say the victim is 18-year-old Malik Gary.

WINK News spoke with Gary’s grandmother, Brenda Moore, who says “He’s doing okay I guess, you know as far as I know of.” She goes on to say, “As far as I know he was getting ready to go to school.”

Detectives and Crime Scene Technicians actively worked the crime scene for about three hours, including canvassing the area for witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Jose Gomez of the Fort Myers Police Department at (239) 321-7700, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD.