Woman with a knife shot by Phoenix police

Woman with a knife shot by Phoenix police

CREATED Mar. 7, 2012

Web Producer: Alexandra Sutter

PHOENIX (AP) - Phoenix police say an officer shot a woman with a butcher knife early Wednesday at an east Phoenix apartment complex after the woman made a threatening move.
   
Police spokesman Sgt. Trent Crump says officers responded to a 911 call shortly after 4 a.m. After arriving Crump says officers were confronted with a woman armed with a knife.
   
Crump says the 30-year-old woman lunged at officers and an officer fired one shot striking her in the abdomen. The woman was transported to a Phoenix hospital.
   
No officers were injured.

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