Brandon, Florida -- Police are investigating a domestic disturbance that ended in a man's death.
According to reports, early Saturday morning, August 17, a man was killed from an apparent gun shot wound. Earlier, the man was trying to force his way into his girlfriend's apartment. The man was eventually able to enter the apartment and began beating his girlfriend.
A woman in a nearby apartment heard glass breaking and exited her apartment armed with a 45 caliber handgun.
Reportedly, the second woman saw the man beating his girlfriend with a metal object and yelled at the man to stop. The man then turned to the second woman and began attacking her. The woman was able to to fire at least one round from the gun, striking the man, who later died in a nearby parking lot.
When police arrived at 6 a.m. they found the deceased man in the parking lot and the two women with facial injuries.
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