LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says a woman armed with a knife was shot and killed when she charged at deputies in Lancaster.
A department statement says deputies were sent to the location on Abacus Avenue shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday on a call about a family disturbance and a possibly mentally ill person.
The department says that during the interaction the woman charged at the deputies with the knife and a deputy-involved shooting occurred.
Deputies and firefighters tried to aid the woman but she died at the scene.
No deputies were injured and no other details were immediately released.