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Teens charged with firing shots at car

By Staff | Jun 4, 2015

Two Cape Coral teens have been charged with shooting up a car in Southwest Cape Coral back in March.

According to a Cape Coral Police Department report, on March 21, at around 3 a.m., police officer were called to a residence in the 2700 block of Southwest 13th Avenue after the victim was awakened by the sounds of gunfire outside his home. When he went outside to see what was happening, he found his car, a black BMW 328i, had been severely damaged by gunfire.

Cape Coral Police patrol, forensics and responded to the scene. Numerous spent rifle rounds and shotgun shells were located and recovered, the report states.

Cape Police said the investigation revealed that there had been ongoing problems between Vincent J. Favazza, 17, of Cape Coral and another subject who lives in the area where the shooting occurred. ?According to the report, over the last several weeks and after interviewing several people, detectives learned that Favazza and his friend, Cameron Patrick Duffy, 19, of 534 E. Diplomat Parkway in Cape Coral, drove to the location. Favazza, armed with a shotgun, and Duffy, armed with an AK-47 rifle, shot the victim’s car, causing several thousand dollars worth of damage, and fled the area.

On June 3, Cape Police detectives located Favazza at a city high school and placed him under arrest. Duffy was located at 4113 S.E. 1st Court, and was taken into custody. Both were charged with weapon offense missile into dwelling, vehicle, building or aircraft, and damage property criminal mischief $1,000 or more.

Favazza was transported to the Juvenile Assessment Center and Duffy was transported to Lee County Jail.