STATESBORO, Ga. (WSAV) – The Statesboro Police Department has closed a homicide case after a monthlong investigation.

On Sept. 1, officers and detectives responded to The Connection on Stambuk Lane where they found a man on a stairway suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Larry Chapman, 40, was transported to the hospital where he died.

At the time, Statesboro Police said the suspect who fired the shots was identified and interviewed along with other individuals inside the apartment at the time of the shooting.

Officials announced Friday that they were closing their investigation after learning that Chapman’s death resulted from an act of self-defense by another party.

No charges are being brought against the individual who fired those fatal shots.