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Woman Allegedly Threatening People With Knife Fatally Shot by Police

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    Officers Shoot and Kill Woman Allegedly Armed With Knife

    Officers shot and killed a woman allegedly armed with a knife outside a fast food restaurant in Long Beach. Christine Kim reports for the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017. (Published Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017)

    A woman allegedly threatening people with a knife was fatally shot Sunday by Long Beach police, a sergeant said.

    The police shooting took place about 11:15 a.m., near the intersection of 7th Street and Bellflower Boulevard, LBPD Sgt. James Richardson said.

    Paramedics treated her at the scene and took her to a hospital, where she later died, according to Richardson. Her name was withheld pending notification of kin.

    It's not yet known what prompted the use of deadly force by police.

    Woman Killed by Police After Allegedly Threatening People With Knife

    [LA] Woman Killed by Police After Allegedly Threatening People With Knife

    A woman who was allegedly threatening people with a knife was shot and killed by the Long Beach Police Department. Christine Kim reports for the NBC4 News on Jan. 15, 2017.

    (Published Tuesday, March 26, 2019)

    No other injuries were reported.

    A knife was recovered at the scene, Richardson said.

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