Prescott police: Officer fatally shoots armed woman in bank

January 6, 2022 GMT

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — An armed woman who reportedly had been threatening employees of a Prescott bank was fatally shot by a police, according to authorities.

Police officials said an officer responding to a report of an armed suspect threatening employees located the suspect inside the bank, resulting in the shooting late Wednesday.

Authorities haven’t released the name of the woman as of Thursday.

Police said the Arizona Department of Public Safety has been asked to investigate the incident.