Arrest made in early April Cape Coral shooting

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A suspect has been arrested in connection to a shooting that happened on April 6, in Cape Coral.

According to Cape Coral Police, Shawn Alan Roberts-Pugh, 24, was habitually showing up to a former co-workers house and being a nuisance by blasting music and doing burnouts in his truck.

The person who reported the incident to police was friends with Roberts-Pugh until he was fired from the company they both worked for.

Police say that on the night of the shooting, the reporting person heard loud music and bass which caused him to go outside to the garage. The person saw Roberts-Pugh’s black GMC Denali truck drive by his house and stop at the corner of NW 18th Ave and NW 4th Ter.

The person’s brother-in-law came out with a rifle and pointed a red laser at Roberts-Pugh. Roberts-Pugh got out of the truck and pointed a green laser at the reporting person on his chest in a laser tag type incident.

Roberts-Pugh then got back into the truck, and as he left he allegedly fired multiple shots from a handgun and sped away. The entire incident was caught on video.

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Police say they caught up with Roberts-Pugh but he again sped away and turned his lights off in an attempt to hide from police.

Pugh’s truck was later found in a business parking lot unoccupied. Two gun shell casings were found inside the truck.

Detectives were able to get ahold of Pugh by phone where he agreed to turn himself in and he was later arrested.

Roberts-Pugh faces charges of Discharging a Firearm from a Vehicle; Flee and Elude with Disregard of Safety to Persons/Property and later transferred to Lee County Jail.

He appeared in court on Friday and bail was set at $35,000 for the two charges. Pugh was also ordered to surrender all firearms to police and to have no contact with the victim or other witnesses of the incident.

Pugh’s next court date is May 28, at 8:30 am.

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