MGN Online

Published: Nov 01, 2013 1:53 PM EDT
Updated: Nov 01, 2013 1:59 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office is looking for the person responsible for a shooting that took place Thursday night, in the 12000 block of Fourth Street, at approximately 9:45 p.m.

The victim, a 39-year-old male, was found face-down on the ground, bleeding from his back.

According to the incident report, the man was shot in the back at least four times with an unknown weapon.

The victim was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital and allegedly told EMS personnel that he had been using narcotics before the incident.

The investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to call the SWFL Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477) or access http://www.swflcrimestoppers.org/. Tipsters can remain anonymous.