|Published:||May 06, 2013 4:15 PM EDT|
|Updated:||May 06, 2013 4:15 PM EDT|
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- On Sunday just before midnight, sheriff's deputies responded to 2407 Ted Avenue S. in reference to an attempted robbery and shooting.
Deputies met with the two victims who stated that two unknown black males carrying firearms entered the residence and attempted to rob them. During the altercation, one occupant was shot in the stomach. The two suspects than fled the residence in an unknown direction. The victim who was shot in the stomach was transported to an area hospital and is being treated for injuries that appear to be non-life-threatening at this time.
Anyone with knowledge of this attempted home invation robbery is encouraged to call the Lee County Sheriff's Office at (239) 477-1000. Or, to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000, call Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS. Tips may also be made online at www.swflcrimestoppers.org, through the Tip Submit app on any iPhone or by texting a tip to CRIMES (234637) Keyword: REWARD.