Man with gun shot, killed by Toledo police

Thomas Bean, 43.

UPDATE: Shotgun of man killed by officer not loaded, police say

The man shot dead in an encounter with Toledo police officers early Thursday has been identified.

Thomas Bean, 43, was killed in the 1000 block of Page Street just after midnight. According to Toledo Police Sgt. Joe Heffernan, officers on patrol in the area spotted the suspect standing over a woman with what appeared to be a shotgun.

The officers told the man to put down the weapon, but he refused.

"The suspect turned the weapon towards the officers and the officers fired some rounds," Sgt. Heffernan said.

Witnesses at the scene told our reporter they heard seven shots. No police were hurt during the incident.

Sgt. Heffernan said an investigation into the shooting is underway. The Toledo Police Department will reveal more details in a press conference later this morning.