- Associated Press - Friday, March 25, 2016

CAPE CORAL, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man who was terminally ill is dead after a shooting at a southwest Florida home police were called to.

Cape Coral police said in a statement that officers responded to the home Thursday evening following a report of a terminally ill man with a gun.

When officers arrived, police say the man came outside and started shooting at officers. An officer returned fire and the man went back inside the house. Officers then heard a shot from inside the house. They found the man dead inside.

No officers were injured.

Investigators remained at the home throughout the night.

The agency says the officer who fired the weapon will be on administrative leave pending an investigation.

Police haven’t released the name or race of the officer or the man.


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