UPDATE: 1/26/2020 Two have been arrested in the fatal shooting incident at Over the Bridge.
KEVENS LAGUERRE charged with SECOND-DEGREE MURDER
KYRSHA TAYLOR charged with ACCESSORY AFTER THE FACT
More information regarding these arrests will be forthcoming. Detectives are still seeking information surrounding the incident. If you have any information please call 921-639-0013 or send an anonymous tip via our mobile app.
1/25/2020 An early morning shooting occurred at Over the Bridge, a local bar in the School House Square in Port Charlotte. It is still very early in the investigation as deputies gather statements and forensics personnel process the crime scene.
There is one confirmed death during this isolated incident where an altercation lead to the shooting of a man who has not yet been identified. Bar patrons gathered inside for a concert when things turned ugly and moved to the parking lot.
At this time the shooter is not in custody.
“We will investigate this senseless act meticulously; following all leads and evaluating every piece of evidence to bring the shooter to justice,” states Sheriff Bill Prummell.