Wagswoofs – An Anaheim police investigation is currently underway following the shooting and subsequent death of a woman who was reportedly armed.
Around 9 a.m. on Sunday, officers from the Anaheim Police Department responded to a call regarding a person armed with a firearm on the 1200 block of South Anaheim Boulevard. The shooting incident was reported at the same location.
According to officials, officers engaged in a confrontation with the young woman, Abigail Lopez, which resulted in them firing their weapons. As a result of the incident, Lopez sustained injuries from at least one bullet fired by the police.
Sadly, Lopez succumbed to her injuries and passed away at a hospital located nearby.
According to the Anaheim police, they discovered a pellet gun at the scene that closely resembled a real short-barrel assault weapon. However, the police did not disclose the identities of the officers who were engaged in the shooting.
The Anaheim Police Department’s homicide detectives, internal affairs unit, review board, and major incident review team are currently investigating the case. Additionally, the Office of Independent Review and county district attorney’s office have also taken part in the investigation.
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