On Friday, May 15, 2020, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to a residence on CR 931 to a reported shooting. Upon arrival, deputies were given information that around 09:00 am, a person, or persons, shot into the residence located at 505 CR 931. The residence was occupied by two juveniles (15 and 16 years of age). The 16-year-old was struck in the leg and transported to NMMC.
According to statements, a person/persons pulled up in front of the victim’s residence and began firing several rounds into the residence. No suspect or suspects entered the home. After firing into the residence, the suspect/suspects left. Investigators located and recovered several spent rounds of ammunition.
This incident looks to be a situation where the suspect(s) were targeting a specific individual.
At 10:30 am, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department took a person of interest into custody, at a separate location, and that subject is being held at the Lee County Sheriff’s Department on separate charges.
If anyone was near this residence on May 15, 2020, around 830-0915 hours, traveling CR 931, or has surveillance equipment along this route, please contact the Lee County Sheriff’s Department.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Lee County Sheriff’s Department or Crimestoppers.