Fort Myers man killed in overnight shooting

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FORT MYERS, Fla.- A 23-year-old man was killed in a shooting early Thursday morning at the Jones Walker ApartmentsĀ located on Blount Street, the Fort Myers Police Department said.

When police arrived at the scene around 12:20 a.m., they found Darien Demon Jackson suffering from a gunshot wound. Jackson was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital where he later died from his injuries, authorities said.

The shooting is being investigated as a homicide, officials said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Emily Destefanis of the Fort Myers Police Department at 239-321-8011, or 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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