Fort Myers police arrest man accused of shooting motorist over loud music


A Fort Myers man is in Lee County Jail charged with shooting another who asked him to turn down the car music.

Fort Myers police first responded to a shooting incident at 2275 Central Ave. shortly after 3:30 a.m. Monday.

A male victim was taken to hospital with a foot injury after being kicked in the parking lot.

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The investigation identified Alex Dwayne Smith, 30, as a suspect.

Police found Smith Tuesday afternoon, in the same vehicle as Monday morning, during a traffic stop near the Edison Mall.

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Smith remained in the Lee County Jail on $200,000 bond for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a firearm by a convicted Florida felon, driving with a suspended license and possession of drugs. He will be summoned on July 25.

Police carry out a forensic analysis of a firearm found during the traffic stop.

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This article originally appeared on Fort Myers News-Press: Fort Myers man, suspect in alleged music-related shooting, arrested


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