William Reese (CREDIT: WINK News)

Man charged with murder of roommate in September Cape Coral shooting

A Cape Coral man has been charged with second-degree murder as a result of a September shooting that caused the death of his roommate.

On September 13, Cape Coral Police officers responded to a shooting at 1229 SW 18th Avenue.

Officers found a 90-year-old man dead with a gunshot wound and took William Reese, 68, into custody.

Reese was arrested and charged with possession of a weapon/ammo by a convicted felon, and remained in the Lee County Jail while CCPD Major Crimes Unit detectives investigated the circumstances of the shooting.

A warrant was submitted and approved, and Reese has now been additionally charged with second-degree murder. He remains in the Lee County Jail.

Reporter:WINK News
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