King County Sheriff’s Office is the investigation team for the Redmond officers’ shooting of 39-year-old woman on Sept. 20. The team released a brief update Sept. 29 detailing the events of the incident and newly noting that evidence at the women’s apartment has now been processed by investigators.
The team remained unable to give details on how the exact shooting occurred, which is still under investigation.
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Officers in Redmond shot and killed a 39-year-old woman Sunday evening after responding to her 911 call, according to Redmond Police Department.
Police PIO Andrea Wolf-Buck said the woman, at the Modera Apartments in Redmond,called 911 at 9:23 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, to report someone threatening to kill her in her apartment.
Police report that when officers arrived, the woman stated she was the 911 caller and that she may have shot someone. Wolf-Buck went on to say that at some point when the woman and several officers were at the apartment complex, the woman confronted officers with a handgun.
Officers shot the woman multiple times, who died at the scene. No officers were injured. It has not been released if the woman involved was also shooting.
No one else was found in the woman’s apartment, Redmond Police Department’s Wolf-Buck stated.
King County Sheriff’s Office will investigate the shooting. More details on the shooting as it is investigated will be released from King County Sheriff’s Office.
Three officers involved have been placed on paid administrative leave during the investigation.