Who is the suspect? A suspect barricaded himself in a Fort Myers McDonald’s following a police pursuit on Saturday afternoon.
Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno said at around 11 a.m., Fort Myers police officers encountered an armed individual who shot at police officers.
Marceno did not say whether anyone was injured.
“The scene is very, very active,” Marceno said. “That encounter ended up with that suspect firing at FMPD and Lee County Sheriff’s Office.”
Marceno said the police and deputies got all of the employees out safely.
“We want to make this a peaceful resolution,” Marceno said.
Palm Beach Boulevard has been shut down to traffic at Marsh Avenue as authorities try to coerce the suspect out.
The Fort Myers Police Department is asking the vehicle traffic and pedestrians to stay away at this time due to a heavy police presence.
No other information is known at this time.
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