1 arrested, 1 dead in shooting in area of Michigan Ave in Fort Myers

The Fort Myers Police Department responded to a shooting with one person killed in Fort Myers Saturday night.

Thunda Nathaniel Strawder, 27, was arrested Tuesday in connection to the shooting. He faces charges of second-degree homicide and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, FMPD confirmed.

Fort Myers police officers were dispatched after multiple shots were fired in the area of 3653 Michigan Avenue.

Responding officers located a victim bleeding from an apparent gunshot wound. They immediately began emergency medical aid and EMS arrived on scene shortly after, but they were unable to revive the victim. He succumbed to his injuries on scene.

Police have not yet released the identity of the victim.

Police asked the public to avoid the area from Zapato Avenue to Diego Street along Michigan Ave. as those streets were blocked during police response.

Reporter:Dannielle Garcia
Writer:Jack Lowenstein
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