(May 8, 2017)- Cape Coral Police are investigating a Sunday night shooting that sent two Fort Myers teens to the hospital.

Last night around 8:30 PM, Cape Coral Police responded to a call of a shooting at 2213 NW Embers Terrace.

The caller saw a car described as blue Toyota Camry or Corolla drive out of the area, eastbound on NW Embers Terrace. Officers arrived and found a black male, 14, of Fort Myers, FL, with a gunshot wound to his face and back. A firearm was found on the ground near the male who was taken to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.

A perimeter was setup around the area and the Aviation Unit responded. Officers found a Hispanic male, 19, of Fort Myers, FL, hiding in the bushes in the 100 block of SW 17th Place. The Hispanic male had a gunshot wound to his right calf. The Hispanic male was also taken to a local hospital.

Public Affairs put out a Ping4alert for the incident. Forensic personnel responded and processed the scene. Investigative Services Bureau Major Crimes Unit detectives responded and took over the investigation.  The investigation is ongoing.

"This is an active investigation and our detectives are working to apprehend the suspect(s).  This was an isolated, narcotics-related incident between known parties and is not a random act," Lieutenant Dana S. Coston, Cape Coral Police Department Public Affairs Officer.


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