FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Fort Myers Police Department along with the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force located and arrested 21-year-old Orental James Allen today for a shooting yesterday at Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard and Marion Street.
That shooting sent one man to the hospital.
Allen was booked into the Lee County Jail with the following charges:
-Attempted Felony Murder
-Aggravated Assault (4 counts)
-Shooting into an Occupied Conveyance
-Felony Criminal Mischief
-Use/Display of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony Offense
-Shooting from a Vehicle
According to police, the incident began at Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard and Marion Street. Detectives canvased the crime scene at Marion Street just after the lunch hour, diverting traffic for a time.
Witnesses in the area said they heard anywhere from 10 to 15 gunshots.