A 29-year-old Lehigh Acres man was sentenced to 20 years for the shooting death of a man on South Street in Fort Myers.
According to the state attorney’s office, Frank Lewis Brown pleaded no contest, and was adjudicated guilty, on Tuesday morning just before a jury was to be selected for trial.
The shooting happened on Aug. 6, 2017. Brown was arrested in January of 2018.
Fort Myers police officers responded to a shots fired call and found a man who had been shot in the backseat of the car as it was backing out of the driveway.
The victim, 26-year-old Theodore Bell III, died on scene.
The shooter hid in nearby bushes.