Kingman Police officer shoots, kills woman

By Caroline Bleakley | cbleakley@8newsnow.com

Published 08/30 2016 11:31AM

Updated 08/30 2016 01:21PM

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A woman is dead after pointing a shotgun at a Kingman Police officer late Monday night.

According to the Mojave County Sheriff's Office, initial information indicates the officer was checking on a car stopped in the roadway when the 35-year-old woman, who was the driver, pointed a shotgun at the officer. The officer fired several times, killing the woman.

The woman has been identified as Paula Dell Phillips of Kingman.

The officer, who was not injured, has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

 

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