officials says a man was fatally shot after authorities alleged he was seen scaring neighbors with a weapon and firing his weapon to the ground.
The Lakewood police officers said the suspect fired at them, and was struck when they returned fired.
The incident took place at about past 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Western Terrace Apartments located in Lakewood.
Eye-witness said the suspect was reportedly threatening everyone and the firing his weapon, according to reports.
Officials responded to the scene on receiving a call from the residence of the above address.
Officials say no one else was hurt in the incident, although eye-witnesses said the suspect was standing at the balcony of his apartment and firing into the ground.
Authorities said the man shot at them when they arrived returned fire, thereby striking him and eventually killing him.