Florida man shot in the head in Lehigh Acres

LEHIGH ACRES, Florida – A Florida man was shot in the head in Lehigh Acres. Two men were arrested following the shooting on Wednesday night.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of Ricky Ruiz and Victor Colon Jr. in a press conference on Thursday.

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Ricky Ruiz and Victor Colon Jr

Deputies responded to the shooting in the area of Beth Stacey Boulevard and Woodward Boulevard where a man was found in a car with a fatal gunshot wound to the head.

Due to the nature of the incident, Major Crimes Unit took over the investigation.

With the help of witness statements and dashcam footage, Major Crimes detectives identified the two suspects in the shooting.

Both Ruiz and Colon Jr. are convicted felons and have been arrested more than 30 times combined.

In a video displayed during a press conference, a man is seen running out into traffic with a gun in hand.