Officer involved shooting in Fort Myers Beach

Posted at 8:14 PM, Aug 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-01 09:47:30-04

An armed woman who pointed her firearm at a deputy was shot and killed, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said on Thursday.

Deputies responded to a call of complaint at approximately 5:15pm in the 400 block of Lazy Way in Fort Myers Beach.

When they arrived a female subject with a weapon was located.

After engaging with the woman, she pointed her firearm at a deputy and "in fear for his life" the deputy shot the woman, LCSO said.

She was pronounced dead.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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