WAREHAM, Mass. (AP) — A man shot by police who were responding to the fatal shooting of a Middleborough woman is scheduled to appear in court on assault and gun charges.

Prosecutors say 52-year-old Thomas Buttimer is expected to be arraigned Tuesday in Wareham District Court on charges of assault with intent to kill a police officer and illegal possession of a firearm.

Buttimer was shot by officers on Friday after refusing to drop a long-barreled gun he pointed at police. He was taken to a hospital and has recovered enough to face arraignment.

Police were at a Middleborough home to investigate the fatal shooting of 65-year-old Norma DesRoche.

DesRoche's death has been ruled a homicide but Buttimer is not charged in her shooting.

Authorities say Buttimer was staying at DesRoche's home.

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