Two shot near Dunbar High School

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At least one person was shot on Towles Street, located near Dunbar High School, on Jan. 14, 2016. (Nick Culotta/WINK News)

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Two people were shot near the intersection of Towles Street and Edison Avenue Thursday afternoon, Fort Myers Police said.

The intersection is located near Dunbar High School.

Officers received the shooting call at 1:48 p.m., the department said. Both victims were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and are expected to be OK.

Fort Myers police received information of a silver or grey Chevy Equinox with dark tinted windows as a possible suspect vehicle.

Classes were dismissed for the day when the shooting happened, said Amity Chandler, Lee County Schools spokeswoman. Any students remaining in the school for extracurricular activities were kept inside until officers arrived, Chandler said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Fort Myers Police Department at 239-321-7700, or Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD. Tipsters can remain anonymous. All updates will be issued via email.


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