No arrest a year after Zombicon killing in Florida


FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) – A year has passed since a person was fatally shot and several others wounded at a Zombie-themed festival in Florida, and there still have been no arrests.

The News-Press of Fort Myers ( ) reports that Fort Myers detectives have interviewed hundreds of witnesses and examined hundreds of images and videos, and that the killing at last year’s Zombicon street festival remains unsolved. Crime Stoppers also received 150 tips.

The one-year anniversary of the shootings is Monday. Police believe someone fired shots into the crowd in Fort Myers during the festival, which attracted as many as 20,000 people.

One of the victims, 20-year-old Expavious Tyrell Taylor, died at the scene. Five others were wounded. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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