Victims in Fort Myers double shooting identified

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FORT MYERS, Fla. — Police have identified two victims in a shooting that took place Wednesday night near Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard and Michigan Avenue in Fort Myers.

Bruce Wade, 27, and Clara Smith, 26, were transported to Lee Memorial Hospital after the incident on 1304 Brookhill Drive, which happened around 9:45 p.m. They were found on the front porch of the residence, the Fort Myers Police Department said.

Wade was shot in his torso and Smith was shot in the neck, authorities said. One was in critical condition late Wednesday. Both were still in the hospital as of Thursday morning.

Police were unable to provide a detailed suspect description, and the motive is unclear. No other information was immediately available.

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