Kevin Bruzos, via Cape PD

Cape Coral citizen shoots convicted felon in self-defense, police say

One person was shot Friday afternoon on Southeast 15th Avenue, according to the Cape Coral Police Department.

Police say Kevin Bruzos, a convicted felon, was shot multiple times. An investigation revealed he had threatened two people with a firearm. In response, one of those individuals shot Bruzos with his own weapon when Bruzos refused to put his gun down. The person who shot him had a concealed carry permit.

Bruzos is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon. The concealed carry permit holder who was threatened by Bruzos and shot him in self-defense is not facing any charges.

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