Victim in shooting at Rusty’s Bar and Grill dies, suspect arrested

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Jason Ortiz, 29. (CREDIT: Lee County Sheriff’s Office)

A man shot at Rusty’s Bar and Grill late Friday in North Naples has died and a suspect has been arrested.

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday morning that the shooting at the bar on Immokalee Road claimed the life of an unidentified man and left two others injured, including the suspect, Jason Ortiz.

The sheriff’s office said a third man was injured while trying to break up an altercation between the victim and Ortiz.

The victim was taken to NCH North, where he died as a result of his injuries. The sheriff’s office declined to release his name.

Ortiz was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital where he was treated and released into the custody of the Fort Myers Police Department on a warrant.

Arrest records show Ortiz was booked into Lee County Jail shortly after 6:30 a.m. Saturday. He remains in Lee County Jail on a second-degree murder charge. Bail was set at $200,000.

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