Charlotte County Sheriff's Corporal shot and killed

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PORT CHARLOTTE-- The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene of a fatal shooting incident that occurred earlier this evening at the Lakes of Tuscana Apartments on Veterans Blvd. in Port Charlotte

Corporal Michael Wilson, a 20 year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office, was responding to a domestic disturbance and was shot.  The scene is secured at this time.

Shortly after midnight, with assistance from the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team, entry was made into the apartment of the suspect in the shooting of a deputy.  The person believed to be the suspect was found deceased inside.

The investigation into the shooting continued throughout the night.

Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Pummell will hold a press conference later this morning. We'll have more updates as information becomes available.