Police: Off-duty corrections officer fatally shoots armed man

Officials say an off-duty corrections officer fatally shot an armed man in Hamilton early Saturday morning. 



A neighbor who witnessed the incident told investigators that Dominic Neal was walking up to the off-duty officer's home on Vicky Court while he was outside smoking.



The witness says Neal then pulled out a gun and the resident told him not to fire. Then, apparently out of self-defense, the homeowner fired three times, striking Neal once. 



The resident's girlfriend, who was inside the home during the shooting, has a domestic violence restraining order against Neal.



Neal was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.



No charges have been filed.


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