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Attempted robbery at rest stop results in one person shot

Lee Herald Favicon 16One person has been airlifted to the hospital after being shot during an attempted robbery at an Interstate 75 rest stop Thursday morning.

According to the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, law enforcement responded at around 5:30 a.m. to a report of an attempted robbery at the I-75 rest stop located off mile marker 70.

One person was shot and that individual was airlifted to a nearby hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries CCSO said.

It has not been revealed whether the individual who was shot was a victim or a suspect.

The Florida Highway Patrol was the agency that responded initially and is cooperating with CCSO.


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