Fort Myers, FL (April 22, 2019) – 21-year-old Markqueon Sharif Pearson was arrested and charged with second-degree homicide following the shooting of 57-year-old Eugene Bouie.
The incident took place on Friday afternoon where police engaged in a standoff that lasted approximately three hours and then had to use a battering ram to get into the home. The incident took place at 2080 Fountain Street.
Police have not released information about what caused the standoff but the gunshot victim was taken to the Lee Memorial Hospital. Bouie has since been released from the hospital.
Both the SWAT team and Lee County Sheriff’s Office engaged in the operation that landed Pearson in jail. He is now in on a $300,000 bond.
The investigation into the shooting continues.
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