ELYRIA, Ohio - A man who called Elyria police and lied that he killed his wife Sunday died after being shot by officers.
It all started shortly after 5 p.m., when a husband called dispatch saying he killed his wife at their home on West River Road North.
When officers arrived, the man, whose name hasn't been released, ran inside, grabbed a gun and came outside with it pointed to his head.
According to authorities, they repeatedly told the man to drop his weapon, but he instead pointed the gun at police.
Officers fired at least one shot, hitting the man. The suspect was flown by helicopter to a nearby hospital where Elyria police said Monday morning he died.
It wasn't until the ordeal ended that officers learned the man's wife wasn't home and was not hurt.
No officers were injured during the shooting.
The investigation is ongoing.
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