Law enforcement is investigating a shooting on East Helen Avenue in Punta Gorda.
The Punta Gorda Police Department says it is conducting an investigation at a residence in the area of East Helen Avenue. Schools and daycares in the area are being placed on a precautionary lockdown; however, there is no direct threat to the schools, students or staff.
The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office says it is assisting PGPD with the shooting scene.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.