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Man barricaded with gun inside Cape Coral apartment

Posted: 7:32 PM, Jul 23, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-24 18:44:35Z

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Cape Coral Police evacuated a Southwest Cape neighborhood where a man is barricaded inside a home, Monday.

Police set up a perimeter between S.W. 8th Place and S.W. 10th Avenue, where the suspect is barricaded in an apartment. Neighbors were evacuated within that perimeter.

Neighbors tell 4 In Your Corner the man lives with PTSD.  They describe him as a man in his 50s, who is a former Marine.

Cape Coral Police are encouraging people to avoid the area.

UPDATE (7/24): Man charged with Domestic Battery after Cape Coral standoff