Fourth suspect arrested in south Fort Myers shooting

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Chris Grisby / WINK News

A fourth suspect was arrested in connection with a shooting on the corner of Broadhurst Loop and Cypress Lake Drive, according to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office.

A 17 year-old boy, who will remain unidentified due to his age, was injured in the shooting Sunday afternoon, deputies said. The victim’s condition is improving and is expected to survive.

A 14-year-old boy was identified Thursday as the latest suspect arrested, deputies said. He faces charges of displaying a firearm during the commission of a felony, aggravated battery, and possession of a firearm by a minor.

16-year-old James Mathis, who will be named due to the severity of his charges, was also arrested Thursday afternoon, deputies said. Mathis faces charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, robbery with a firearm, possession of a firearm by a delinquent and tampering with evidence.

Mathis was previously arrested in July and was accused of stealing weapons from a patrol car parked at a deputy’s home. Deputies later announced all eight of the weapons stolen were recovered.

Another 16-year-old boy, who will also remain unidentified due to his age, and Keevon Jaiel Clark, 18, of Fort Myers, are facing charges of robbery with a firearm in connection with the shooting, deputies said.


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