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Arrest made in Lehigh shooting

October 2, 2013
Lehigh Acres Citizen

On Sept. 27, the Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged Michael Quenton Turner, 18, of 3210 W. Eighth St., in connection to a shooting the day before.

Turner is charged with aggravated battery, marijuana possession with intent to sell, drug possession controlled substance with out prescription and drug equipment possession.

At 2:06 p.m. Sept. 26, the LCSO responded to a 911 call at 3310 Seventh St. W. in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, deputies found a female juvenile suffering from a gunshot wound to her lower leg.

The victim was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital as result of her injuries.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was on her way home from the bus stop and sustained the non-life-threatening gunshot wound. A perimeter was established by responding deputies.

Due to the nature of the incident, LCSO?detectives responded and assumed the investigation.

Officials believe that the shooting was an isolated incident and not a random targeting of children at bus stops.

Detectives are investigating further for more background and motive in this incident.

Source:?Lee County Sheriff's Office



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