Deputies investigate attack at North Fort Myers Walmart

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NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. – Lee County sheriff’s deputies responded to an incident at a Walmart Saturday afternoon.

It happened at the store on Pine Island Road around 4:30 p.m. At the time this story was published, deputies had not released any information, but witnesses told a WINK News crew someone was stabbed.

“The guy in Walmart told me that the guy was coming out of the Walmart with his packages, and a guy ran up and stabbed him in the parking lot where we park,” said one woman who asked to remain anonymous.

Video taken by a WINK News crew showed blood near storage sheds in the parking lot, where police had put up crime tape. Deputies also used  and a helicopter to search for something in the area.

“People go catch the bus, they’re walking through there all the time and there’s a lot of places to hide over there, you know,” said Walmart shopper Timothy Smith. “You gotta watch yourself, and it’s best to watch your surroundings.”

Trust WINK News to update you on this incident when the Lee County Sheriff’s Office releases more information.



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