NEWS RELEASE: Cape Coral Police Working a Shooting


(September 18, 2014)-  Cape Coral Police are currently on scene of a shooting at 959 SW 15 Place.

Cape Coral Police, Fire, and EMS responded at around 12:20 PM to a report of a person shot.  Responding units found one person on-scene who sustained a single gunshot wound to the abdomen.  The patient was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Preliminary information indicates that this injury may be the result of an accidental discharge when the weapon was dropped.

Cape Coral Police Department Patrol, Detectives, and Forensics are on scene at this time.  There is no danger to the public at large.

No additional information is being released at this time.

"Cape Coral Police Patrol, Detectives, and Forensics personnel will be on scene for a while.  We will process this scene as we would any other, just as a precaution.  We will provide updates should new information arise or if the situation changes."- Det. Sergeant Dana Coston, Cape Coral Police Department Public Affairs Officer.

PHOTO:  Crime Scene tape.  (Photo Courtesy of Cape Coral Police Department)

PHOTO:  Crime Scene tape.  (Photo Courtesy of Cape Coral Police Department)


CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT | Public Affairs Office | 1100 Cultural Park Boulevard | Cape Coral, FL 33990 | (239) 242-3341