BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Bakersfield police say officers have killed a suicidal woman who pointed a gun at them.
A report of an armed, suicidal woman in the street sent officers to Magic Avenue at around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday.
Police say a mental health professional was called in and talked to the woman for about 30 minutes but she wouldn't drop the weapon.
Authorities say she was shot after pointing the gun at officers.
The woman died at the scene. Her name hasn't been released.
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