CBS/AP October 10, 2018, 6:39 AM 2 killed, 2 wounded in shooting at Fort Myers, Florida shopping center

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting at the Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers, Florida.


FORT MYERS, Fla. — Authorities say two people are dead and two more have been wounded in a shooting at a shopping center in Florida. CBS affiliate WINK-TV reports that Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno says the Tuesday night shooting at the Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers doesn't appear to be random.

WBBH-TV reports a woman at the scene said she was celebrating her birthday when someone shot her husband in the chest and killed her son. It was not immediately clear if the husband had been killed.

Squad were blocking the parking lot near the shops Wednesday morning and witnesses say they heard up to 20 gunshots, WINK reported.

Marceno says authorities responded to the shooting around 9:30 p.m. and found the victims. Authorities haven't released their identities, and Marceno gave no further information.

Marceno says the injured people have been taken to a hospital. He says the severity of their wounds is unknown. He says authorities will release more information later.

If you were at the Bell Tower tonight, and have any information on the suspect(s) who opened fire, we need to hear from you! Call us 24/7 at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477)!

— SWFL Crime Stoppers (@SWFLCrime8477) October 10, 2018

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