(November 25, 2018)-  On November 24, 2018 around 11:21 PM, Cape Coral Police responded to a shooting near the 3600 block of Country Club Boulevard. Patrol officers quickly secured the crime scene and cordoned off the area.

The Cape Coral Police Department Major Crimes Unit and forensics responded to the scene. It was found that one person had suffered a gunshot wound to the torso and leg. The injured male was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The shooting occurred when the rear seat passenger of a vehicle was unloading a handgun and had an unintentional discharge. The round went through the seat into the front seat passenger’s torso, exited and then went into the front seat passengers leg.

A Ping4Alerst! was sent out advising the public to avoid the area. There is no danger to the public at large. This shooting is still under investigation. Once more information is obtained it will be shared in a separate release.

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