Baby shot; Fort Myers police say they have a suspect in custody
A Fort Myers infant was hospitalized Saturday afternoon after being shot in the abdomen.
The 1-year-old boy, whose name has not been released, was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital as a trauma alert. The infant underwent surgery and remains at the hospital, officials said.
Police have the suspect in custody and are awaiting a search warrant on the residence at 2531 Wright Street #151.
Police were called to the home at 1:31 p.m.
The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending in the case, officials said, adding more information will be released when it becomes available.
Source: Fort Myers Police Department