Published: Sep 30, 2012 7:30 PM EDT
Updated: Oct 01, 2012 6:22 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police say they are investigating the city's 19th homicide of the year.

Investigators say a male was shot in the torso around 5AM at the Westwood Apartments off Metro Parkway.

Police were alerted to the shooting after the victim was brought to Lee Memorial Hospital by friends or family members.

Officers identified the victim as Jontavius Kevon Carter, 20, of Lehigh Acres.

Police are working to identify suspects.