CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A man was arrested Wednesday after being shot by a family member who was in fear for the family's safety.
18-year-old Tyler Dale has been charged with Simple Assault with Intent to do Violence.
According to Cape Coral Police, officers responded to a shooting in a home around 7pm. Family members told police that Tyler had threatened to kill the family and had begun walking toward a room where there was a firearm.
Instead, one family member shot Tyler with a 9mm handgun.
Tyler was taken to the hospital and then to the Lee County Jail after being medically cleared.