UPDATE August 13, 2021-
The investigation into the Lasalle Road shooting revealed the caused to be an accidental discharge unrelated to the victim or incident location.
No charges have been filed at this time.
Port Charlotte, FL- August 12, 2021
Around 10:30pm on Wednesday, August 11, Charlotte County dispatch received a call in reference to a shooting that took place on the 22000 block of Lasalle Road in Port Charlotte. The alleged victim heard a loud noise, believed it to be fireworks, and then discovered a bullet on the living room floor. No injuries were reported.
Major Crimes detectives are currently investigating and are asking for anyone with information to contact the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office at 941-639-0013.
Updates will be posted here as they are confirmed.