1 injured after shooting on Willard St. in Fort Myers

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At least one person was taken to the hospital Tuesday evening after a shooting on Willard Street, according tot he Fort Myers Police Department.

The shooting happened around 6:30 p.m. at the Jackson Plaza apartments on the 2200 block of Willard Street, police said.

“It’s definitely scary. I mean, I called my mom right after because I didn’t know if somebody got shot and I was scared to go outside my house,” witness Heather Pearl said.

A man was taken to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries, according to police. The suspects remain unclear and were last seen in a red four-door vehicle.

The circumstances leading up to the shooting remain unclear. There is an active investigation and there is no danger to the general public.

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