Mugshot of Willie Davis, 20, from 2018 arrest for Second-Degree Murder. Credit: Lee County Sheriff's Office.

Fort Myers man gets 25 years for 2017 shooting murder

Office of the State Attorney 20th Judicial Circuit reports Willie Davis, 20, of Fort Myers has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for shooting and killing a 19-year-old back in south Fort Myers in 2017.

According to the press release, Davis was sentenced after being found guilty of Second-Degree Murder With A Firearm and Robbery With A Firearm.

In June 2017, the victim attempted to trade guns with Davis, who was a fellow high school classmates. The victim was lured to a vacant apartment and shot with an AK-47 assault rifle several times. He was taken to the hospital and died from his injures.

Lee County Sheriff’s Office was the lead investigative agency. LCSO was able to gather physical evidence that included DNA, which led the sheriff’s office to identify and arrest Davis for the victim’s murder a year later.

The case and plea agreement were handled by Assistant State Attorney Lanna Belohlavek of the homicide unit and Assistant State Attorney Bianca Bentley.

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