Two separate overnight shootings in Fort Myers

Law enforcement were on the scene of two separate confirmed shootings that took place overnight in the Fort Myers area.

The first scene was just west of Fowler Street on Royal Palm Avenue and the other is south of Palm Beach Boulevard on Lora Street.

Shooting scene near Royal Palm Ave. in Fort Myers. (Credit: WINK News)

Fort Myers Police were say they were dispatched to 3044 Royal Palm Avenue at approximately 1:21 a.m. on May 22, 2019, in response to a ShotSpotter alert.

Upon arriving officers say they secured the scene and conducted a search that included 3038 Royal Palm Avenue to ensure that no one was hurt or wounded.  Nobody was found to be injured.

FMPD Detectives responded to the scene and executed a search warrant to continue the investigation which remains active.

No other information has been provided about that investigation.

There was also an investigation south of Palm Beach Boulevard on Lora Street. WINK reporter Nicole Lauren was on scene and said multiple people were taken into custody this morning, but it is unknown how they were involved. Andrew Brown, 23, was arrested for marijuana possession during the incident.

This is still an active investigation.

Reporter:Andrea Henderson
Nicole Lauren
Writer:Lincoln Saunders
SHARE