Police: Armed Man Breaks Into Estranged Wife’s Modesto Home, Dies in Struggle With Family

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MODESTO -- Officials are investigating the scene of a home invasion where an armed man died as his estranged wife's family attempted to restrain him.

The Modesto Police Department reports that Rick Foreman, 53, was armed with a gun as he broke into his estranged wife's home on Alexandria Court Saturday.

Foreman's estranged wife hid in a room on the upper floor of the home as Foreman attempted to go up the stairs. When Foreman began his ascent a family member confronted him.

Foreman reacted by firing his gun, which triggered the struggle from the family to stop him. The gun was fired multiple times during the fight.

Amid the struggle Foreman lost consciousness.

Officials arrived after being called around 4 p.m. and attempted to resuscitate Foreman, but he was later pronounced dead at the scene.

The occupants of the home were not injured in the incident.

Police still haven't reported the details of the suspect's death and are in the early stages of their investigation. No one involved in the incident has been arrested.

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