LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- An armed shooting that happened Wednesday in Lehigh Acres has turned into a homicide investigation. The victim has been identified as 18-year-old Abraham Caballero.
The suspect is identified as 17-year-old Antonio O’Neal Wilson. Wilson has been charged with Second Degree Murder and transported to the Lee County Jail.
On February 29, 2012 at approximately 3:43 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of 207 Leland Heights Blvd. E in Lehigh Acres to a report of shots fired.
Area schools were immediately placed on lockdown and area traffic was rerouted to safer routes. Responding deputies isolated the area and a command post as well as the Lee County Sheriffs’ Hostage Negotiation Team was activated.
On scene, the investigation revealed that a young male armed with a gun shot another young man at the residence. The victims’ identity has yet to be established.
Contact was made with the shooter who was held up inside the residence. After a brief negotiation the suspect surrendered to Deputies without further incident.
The shooting victim was transported to Lee Memorial in critical condition.