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Cape man accused in deadly shooting

By Staff | Jul 21, 2009

Police arrested and charged a Cape Coral man Sunday in a Fort Myers shooting death that occurred Friday evening.
Demarro Deshawn Battle, 21, of 632 S.E. 13th Ave., has been charged with second-degree murder by Fort Myers police.
He is accused of fatally shooting Omar Bonilla at 3670 Pearl St. at about 9:12 p.m.
According to police, Battle shot Bonilla in the upper right torso, right wrist and back after Bonilla brandished a .22-caliber handgun during an argument.
Bonilla died of his injuries at 10:06 p.m. after he was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital.
According to police, witnesses referred to Battle as “Cal,” a man who was friends with Bonilla.
Kyle Lawrence, who was initially wanted for questioning in the shooting incident, has been cleared of wrongdoing.