Published: May 15, 2012 3:43 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, FL - Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott speaks out in the wake of a deputy involved shooting last week. Jimmie Lee Matthews allegedly got into an altercation with the deputy, during the scuffle the deputy was shot in the hand, Matthews was killed. The Sheriff says he has been contacted by the NAACP who says they are looking for answers in the case. Sheriff Scott says information will be released in a timely manner, but only if it will not hamper the case in any way.