Posted: July 17, 2023
Updated: July 18, 2023
At approximately 12:27 p.m. today police responded to the area of Showalter Avenue and Milus Street in Punta Gorda in reference to gun shots. Upon arrival, one individual was found with a gunshot wound and was transported to the hospital. Based on the initial investigation this appears to be an isolated incident with no threat to the public. This remains an active investigation.
UPDATE (July 18, 2023): The victim in this case sustained non-life-threatening injuries and is expected to make a full recovery.