Man wounded in July 4th shooting at Culver’s in Fort Myers

Reporter: Jolena Esperto Writer: Nicholas Karsen
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A man has been hospitalized after a shooting at a Culver’s on Six Mile Cypress Parkway in Fort Myers.

According to the Fort Myers Police Department, the shooting, around 9:15 p.m., was an isolated incident.

WINK News has learned that the victim is an employee at the Culver’s.

The man was taken to Gulf Coast Hospital to be treated for injuries deemed not life-threatening.

No one has been taken into custody at this time.

The news alarmed shoppers.

“Anytime there is a shooting, there is a concern, and we have … a gun law everybody can carry a gun, and instead of discussing something, we are so quick to pull our guns, so it is a safety concern,” a shopper said.

If you have any information regarding this shooting, you can submit a tip to Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-8477 or through the FMPD website.

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