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Basketball player identified as fatal shooting victim

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Posted at 9:16 AM, Jul 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-25 10:05:40-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A promising high school basketball player is reportedly among the fatal shooting victims in last night's violent outbreak outside a Fort Myers club.

Stef'an Strawder was set to be a senior this year at Lehigh High School, and had hopes to play hoops at a Division I college.

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His former coach, Evin Graham, says Strawder was one of two people killed in the shootings.

On the night of the shooting, Strawder had posted to his facebook page, "I'm Thinking About Going To This Party Who All Going?" The post was published around 8 p.m. on Sunday night. Since then, friends have started to comment on the post.