FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Authorities say a North Carolina man who was shot by police has died of his injuries.
Fayetteville police said in a statement Saturday that 73—year-old Gary Lee Tierney had died of injuries he received Wednesday.
Authorities say a Fayetteville police officer returned fire after Tierney fired a handgun several times at police officers outside his home.
Officials say the officers were responding to a report of a disturbance when they encountered Tierney.
The officer has been placed on administrative leave as North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation continues to investigate the shooting.