Police return fire as man shoots at them. They killed him, then found a dead woman in house.

Published 7:33 am Monday, March 9, 2020

A woman was found dead inside an Alabama home where an armed man was fatally shot by police after firing near officers who showed up at his house.

Montgomery police responded to the home Sunday and found a man outside shooting a gun, news outlets reported.

Officers told the man, who wasn’t immediately identified, to drop his weapon, but he refused to comply, said Montgomery police Sgt. David Hicks.

Police shot the man and he was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Authorities searched the home and found a woman dead inside, according to news outlets. Her identity hasn’t been released.