Man accused of breaking into Fort Myers home, shooting victim and himself

Writer: Carolina Guzman
Published: Updated:
Anthony Luis Lopez-Fernandez Credit: The Lee County Sheriff’s Office

A man has been arrested after allegedly breaking into a Fort Myers home and shooting a victim multiple times before shooting himself.

According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, on May 30, deputies responded to the area of Seventh Avenue about a shooting.

Major Crimes Unit Detectives took over the investigation, and when they arrived, they learned 22-year-old Anthony Luis Lopez-Fernandez threw a brick through the victim’s window, breaking into the home.

Lopez-Fernandez then reportedly proceeded to shoot the victim multiple times and eventually shot himself.

The victim and Lopez-Fernandez were transported to the hospital with critical injuries.

Lopez-Fernandez is being charged with attempted felony murder, armed burglary of a dwelling and throwing a deadly missile into an occupied dwelling.

The victim is still recovering.  

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