How to stay safe and comfortable at Fort Myers hotel
The Fort Myers, Florida hotel industry is reeling from the mass shooting at its luxury hotel last week.
Here are the top tips for keeping your holiday safe and sound.
The Fort Lauderdale, Florida police chief said Monday that a man with a long criminal record was involved in the attack.
The shooting took place in a room at the Fort Myers Hilton, where guests are staying for the day.
Police said the suspect, who has not been identified, was armed with a handgun and acted alone.
The hotel said Monday it was investigating the shooting.
The gunman, identified by local media as 33-year-old Omar Mateen, killed himself.
Police did not release his name.
The shooting, which left two people dead and wounded 14 others, sparked a nationwide debate about gun control.
The gunman, who had been on the FBI’s terrorist watch list since 2009, had been under surveillance by local and federal authorities since 2014.