Syncere Trice guilty of Second Degree Murder for 2022 Fort Myers shooting

Writer: Paul Dolan
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Syncere Trice (CREDIT: Fort Myers Police Department)

A Lee County man was found guilty of Second Degree Murder with a Firearm after a two-day trial.

According to the State Attorney, Syncere Ja’Taron Trice was found guilty of Second Degree Murder after a shooting on Franklin St. in Southward Village in January 2022.

The victim, De’mari Jackson, was 16 years old when he was shot and killed stepping in front of his on-and-off girlfriend, Ciara Lopez.

Trice was 19 years old when the shooting happened.

Trice is scheduled to be sentenced on Nov. 6.

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