(October 4, 2017)-  Cape Coral Police Detectives  are investigating a shooting that sent one person to the hospital last night.

Just before midnight, Cape Coral Police responded to a shooting at 1080 Hancock Creek South Boulevard. Officers arrived and found an 18-year old black male lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to his left hip. The victim stated that that he and his friend were walking southbound on Hancock Creek South Boulevard when a dark-colored sedan passed them northbound and somebody from within the vehicle shot him.

The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment and is expected to recover.  Investigative Services Bureau Major Crimes Unit detective responded and took over the investigation. Cape Coral Police Department Forensics processed the scene.

This is an active investigation.  Additional updates will be provided as information becomes available.

If you have any information on the identity of the suspect, please contact the Cape Coral Police Department at 239-574-3223. You can also submit an anonymous tip. Go to www.capecops.com/tips or text a tip- text CCPD+"Your Message" to CRIMES (274637). Finally, you can call Crimestoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS.

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