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Phoenix police shoot and kill woman who allegedly fired an AR-15 style rifle

Posted: 9:47 PM, Apr 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-05 12:29:03Z

Phoenix police say a woman has died in an officer-involved shooting Wednesday evening. 

The incident happened near 43rd Avenue and Union Hills Drive around 7 p.m.

Police say no officers were injured in the shooting.

According to police, around 6:45 p.m. officers responded to a call of shots fired in the area. 

As officers arrived, a woman reportedly ran out with an AR-15 style rifle and fired shots which prompted officers to return fire, hitting the woman.

Police say the woman was pronounced dead at the hospital. 

No further information was immediately available.