The shooting investigation at 4128 SW 7th Place has become a homicide investigation.
The victim, described only as a 26-year-old black male, died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds.
His name has not been released pending notification of next of kin.
Officers responded to the residence at 2:14 p.m. Tuesday after receiving a report about a possible shooting. Arriving officers then discovered the victim. He has been taken to the Lee County Medical Examiner's Office where an autopsy will be performed.
Detectives and forensics personnel continue to investigate this crime, officials said late Tuesday, adding the shooter fled and is not believed to be in the neighborhood.
Police said more information will be released as it becomes available.
Source: Cape Coral Police Department