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Victim identified in shooting at Palm Beach Motel in Fort Myers

A man killed early Saturday morning at a Palm Beach Boulevard motel was identified as a 40-year-old man.

Melvin “Pito” Vazquez, 40, was found shot and killed at the Palm Beach Motel, deputies said.

The shooting happened at around 5:20 a.m. at the hotel on 4719 Palm Beach Boulevard, deputies said.

The victim was injured at the hotel by an unidentified suspect and later succumbed to his injuries, deputies said. The scene remains active.

Vazquez was one of two people who died in two separate Lee County shootings overnight. His father, also named Melvin Vazquez, said he was alerted by family of his son’s death.

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