2 dead in Fort Myers shooting - WFLA News Channel 8

2 dead in Fort Myers shooting

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FORT MYERS, FL (WFLA) -

A 17-year-old football player and a 20-year-old were fatally shot in a Fort Myers public housing development.

Authorities say the shooting happened late Saturday in the Renaissance Preserve.

Police released few details about the shooting, which killed Fort Myers High School sophomore Jiatarious "JoJo" Brunson and Paul Baldwin. They were taken to a hospital where they were pronounced dead.

The Fort Myers News-Press reports police and investigators from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement were at the scene for six hours, interviewing family members and neighbors.

Authorities say Baldwin was injured during a drive-by shooting in September 2012. The newspaper reports that police identified him as a member of a local rap group, Lake Boyz.

Fort Myers police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to call them.

The News Press article.

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