Man shot at Travelodge on South Cleveland Avenue in Fort Myers

Published: July 3, 2022 4:53 PM EDT
Updated: July 5, 2022 9:24 AM EDT

Fort Myers police responded to shots fired at the Travelodge on South Cleveland Avenue on July 3, at around 1:29 p.m.

Police say they couldn’t locate the victim when they arrived at the Travelodge.

The victim was a man with non-life-threatening injuries who drove himself to Lee Memorial Hospital, where he was transferred to Gulf Coast Medical Center for further treatment, according to the Fort Myers Police Department.

Eddrick Lavon Knight, 31. Credit: Lee County Sheriff’s Office

FMPD says Eddrick Lavon Knight, 31, is involved but was arrested in connection with unrelated charges of drug possession, withholding support of a child or spouse and violating parole. He remains in the Lee County Jail.

This is a developing story and will be updated.