On Tuesday, April 12th, 2021, a gunman opened fire at a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida. The shooting left two dead and 17 injured. The Fort Myers Police Department is currently investigating the incident. This article will provide an overview of the investigation, including information about the victims and the suspect, as well as the progress of the investigation. It will also discuss the impact of the shooting on the community and what steps are being taken to ensure public safety.
Fort Myers Shooting Investigation
On July 21st, 2019, Fort Myers, Florida experienced a tragic shooting that left two people dead and 17 injured. The shooting occurred at the Club Blu nightclub, around 12:30 am, when two people opened fire into a crowd of teens and young adults who were attending a “Swimsuit Glow Party.” The shooting is believed to have been gang related, and the two people responsible for the shooting have since been identified and arrested.
In the days following the shooting, the Fort Myers Police Department conducted an extensive investigation into the incident. The investigation included interviewing witnesses, collecting evidence, and analyzing surveillance footage. The police also reached out to the public for help, asking anyone with information about the shooting to come forward.
The two suspects in the shooting have been identified as Tajze Battle and Derrick Church. Both suspects were arrested shortly after the shooting and have since been charged with two counts of second-degree murder and 17 counts of attempted murder.
Battle and Church are both believed to be members of a local gang. According to police, the shooting was likely a result of an ongoing feud between the two gangs.
The two people killed in the shooting were identified as 14-year-old Sean Archilles and 18-year-old Stef’An Strawder. Both victims were high school students and had attended the party at Club Blu.
The 17 people injured in the shooting were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Most of the victims were treated for non-life threatening injuries, although some are still recovering from their injuries.
The Fort Myers Police Department has been working diligently to investigate the shooting and bring the perpetrators to justice. The police have interviewed witnesses, collected evidence, and analyzed surveillance footage from the nightclub.
The police have also reached out to the public for help, asking anyone with information about the shooting to come forward. The police have also set up a hotline for people to call if they have any information about the shooting.
The Fort Myers Police Department’s investigation into the shooting is ongoing. The two suspects, Battle and Church, have been arrested and charged with two counts of second-degree murder and 17 counts of attempted murder.
The police are continuing to investigate the shooting and are asking anyone with information to come forward. The police are also offering a reward for any information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators.
The Fort Myers community is still reeling from the tragedy and is hoping that justice will be served. The police are doing everything they can to bring the perpetrators to justice and to ensure that this type of tragedy never happens again.