The person shot on Interstate 75 near Alico Road in December has died, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office says.
The victim, Ronald Green, 30, was transported to the hospital with “significant injuries” on Dec. 16 after being struck by gunfire on the interstate. It is now a homicide investigation, the sheriff’s office says.
It is still unclear at this time how many others were involved, if the victim was targeted, or if there is a suspect or suspects on the loose.
The investigation closed the interstate for hours two days in a row.
Detectives are asking the public’s help in regards to the shooting. Should you have any information regarding this incident, you are asked to call the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at (239) 477-1000 or to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477). All callers to Crime Stoppers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $3,000.
Tips may also be made online at www.southwestfloridacrimestoppers.com or by submitting a tip on the P3Tips mobile app.