LEE COUNTY- On Saturday, January 15, 2011, at 12:21 a.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call about a shooting. Deputies responded to a car in the parking lot of a local restaurant to find two Fort Myers men had suffered gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to the hospital for treatment. Twenty-one year old Devin Rachles was treated and released. The other, 22 year old Maximillan Von Stober, was admitted and last reported in serious condition.
It was quickly revealed the shooting had taken place at 18512 Sebring Road, Fort Myers, Florida. Deputies responded to the second location and established a crime scene. Due to the nature of the incident, detectives with the Sheriff's Office Robbery Unit assumed the investigation into the shooting. A suspect has been identified as 31 year old (dob 3-24-79) Jeffery Mairn of Fort Myers (photo attached). Mairn is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Lee County Sheriff's Office at (239) 477- 1000 or, to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward up $1,000 dollars, Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS(8477). Tips may also be made online at www.swflcrimestoppers.org.
A search warrant served on the residence resulted in the recovery of illegal narcotics. As a result, detectives with the Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit have assumed an investigation into the illegal activity, which is believed to have played a role in the home invasion robbery. Marijuana and drug paraphernalia were found in the room of one of the victims, Devin Rachles. He was taken into custody and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell. He was booked into the Lee County Jail and has since been released on $1,500 dollars bond. The investigations continue.