Mark Alan Chernin 2211 SE 15th Street Cape Coral, FL W/M, DOB:  05/14/1970

Mark Alan Chernin

2211 SE 15th Street

Cape Coral, FL

W/M, DOB:  05/14/1970

Public Affairs Office | 1100 Cultural Park Blvd | Cape Coral, FL 33990 | 239-574-0642

UPDATE:  Cape Coral Police Department Releases Name of Deceased Subject From  Deadly Confrontation with Police Overnight

(June 24, 2013)- Cape Coral Police Department Detectives have released the name and photo of a subject who died during a violent confrontation with Cape Coral Police Officers at around 2:00 AM this morning.  

The Cape Coral Police Department has identified Mark Alan Chernin of 2211 SE 15th Street as the armed subject confronted by Police early Monday Morning on a residential street.

Further details about the incident are not available at this time as the investigation is still fresh and ongoing.  The Cape Coral Police Department will issue additional updates as information becomes available.

Original news release after the break.

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Public Affairs Office | 1100 Cultural Park Blvd | Cape Coral, FL 33990 | 239-574-0642

Cape Coral Police Involved in Shooting Overnight; One Person Deceased

(June 24, 2013)- A little bit before 2:00 AM, Cape Coral Police were dispatched to a suspicious person call in the 2200 block of SE 15 St.  A caller advised that there was an armed subject walking in the street with a rifle.  A second call, a short time later, advised that shots had been fired.

Cape Coral Police arrived on scene and made contact with the armed subject.  Gunfire ensued, resulting in the death of the armed subject at the scene.   None of the responding officers were injured.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.  Units will be in the neighborhood throughout the day as the crime scene is processed and evidence is gathered.  As per standard procedure, the involved officer(s) is/are placed on administrative leave pending the completion of an administrative investigation.

Names of the deceased and the officer(s) are not being released at this time.  An additional release will be sent with further information once it becomes available.