Suspect arrested for a Fort Myers shooting in June that left one paralyzed

Writer: Matthew Seaver
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Shooting suspect
Carlos Alonso Ramirez, 19. (Credit: Walton County Sheriff’s Office)

A suspect has been arrested for a June shooting in Fort Myers that left one person paralyzed.

The Walton County Sheriff’s Office says, with the help of the United States Marshals Florida Caribbean Regional Fugitive Task Force, they arrested Carlos Alonso Ramirez, 19, in DeFuniak Springs.

Ramirez was wanted by Fort Myers police for suspected involvement in a shooting that took place on the morning of June 25 at the Kwik Stop on Palm Beach Boulevard near Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard.

Fort Myers police say the person shot was hit multiple times, including once in the neck.

Ramirez was taken into custody and transported to the Walton County Jail.

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