(April 9, 2019)- On Sunday, April 7, 2019, Cape Coral Police responded to a call for service in reference to a shooting that occurred at the Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5818 Driftwood Pkwy.
The victims arrived at the Cape Coral Yacht Club by vehicle to walk on the beach. As they were walking on the sidewalk towards the Tiki Bar restaurant in front of the playground area they were approached by two unknown white males. Both males started saying very inappropriate and sexual comments toward the female victim. The males then pushed the two victims and one punched the male victim. The female victim began yelling for help and an unknown family came from the beach area to help separate everyone. The two men walked off and the victims walked back to their car to leave.
As the victims started to drive out the main entrance/exit of the Yacht Club they saw both men standing in the median of the roadway. One of the males walked up to the driver’s side of the car as they were driving by, pulled a handgun, pointed it at the male victim and fired one round. The male victim did have a graze wound from the bullet to the left side of his abdominal area.
The timeframe of this incident was on Sunday April 7th around 8:15 pm. If you have any information about this crime or the identity of the suspects, 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. Please use this Case Report # 19-006983.
CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT | Public Affairs Office | 1100 Cultural Park Boulevard | Cape Coral, FL 33990 | (239) 242-3341