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Fort Myers police officer dies a week after being shot

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FORT MYERS, FL. (WWSB) -  Fort Myers police officer Adam Jobbers-Miller died Saturday at Lee Memorial Hospital. 

The officer was shot in the head one week ago during a reported disturbance at a Marathon gas station on Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard.

The Fort Myers Police Department issued this statement: 

It is with a heavy heart that we inform our community that Fort Myers Police Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller has passed away as a result of the injuries sustained on Saturday, July 21st.  We ask that you continue to pray for Officer Jobbers-Miller’s family, friends and our entire Fort Myers Police Department Family. 

Florida Governor Rick Scott issued this statement:

“Our hearts are heavy to learn of the passing of Officer Jobbers-Miller. Police officers like Adam Jobbers-Miller put their lives on the line every day to keep our communities safe. My wife, Ann, and I are praying for his family and everyone in the entire Lee County law enforcement community this evening.

A suspect is in custody. Wisner Desmaret faces eight felony counts. Earlier this week ABC7's Jess Doudrick learned more about the suspect in this case. 

A GoFundMe page has been set up for the officer's family at https://www.gofundme.com/officer-adam-jobbersmiller-fund

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