Woman Allegedly Threatening People With Knife Fatally Shot by Police

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.

No other injuries were reported.

A knife was recovered at the scene, Richardson said.

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