Breaking news/strike team, staff writer for The News-Press, Fort Myers, Fl. 239-771-1535; Cops to courts, fires to features, never met a story I couldn't write.

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The victim in a shooting Sunday along Broadhurst Loop in south Fort Myers has been identified by the Lee County Sheriff's Office as Giovanni David Casterioto, 17.  http://www.news-press.com/story/news/crime/2018/01/17/lee-county-sheriffs-office-identifies-victim-shooting-south-fort-myers/1041257001/  https://t.co/0KvRibN67C
Two men robbed a couple at an ATM at the Suncoast Schools Credit Union on Palm Beach Boulevard and exchanged gunfire with one of the victims after they fled the scene.  http://www.news-press.com/story/news/crime/2018/01/17/suspects-exchanged-gunfire-robbery-victims-credit-union-atm-fort-myers/1040856001/  https://t.co/AcwVnPPx8J
A Lee County Department of Transportation project closed a portion of old Bayshore Road west of State Road 31 Wednesday morning and will run until 4:30 p.m. Thursday.  http://www.news-press.com/story/news/2018/01/17/two-day-closure-wednesday-through-thursday-old-bayshore-road-west-state-road-31/1040132001/  https://t.co/52dWtRHife
Two Port Charlotte residents have been arrested as suspects in a string of copper wire thefts targeting construction sites in the Port Charlotte area.  http://www.news-press.com/story/news/crime/2018/01/17/charlotte-county-sheriff-arrests-two-suspects-construction-site-thefts-copper-wire/1039840001/  https://t.co/ooLTxaOORU
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