California Police Shoot and Kill BB Gun Wielding Woman

A 20-year-old woman wielding a realistic-looking BB or pellet gun was shot and killed by police during a confrontation in Anaheim, California Sunday morning, ABC7 reports. Eyewitness video shows officers involved in a confrontation with the woman, who police later identified as 20 year old Abigail Lopez. The officers can be heard repeatedly shouting “Put it down” “Put it down or you’re gonna get shot” before opening fire, hitting her at least once. Lopez was treated at the scene, then transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. No officers were injured and the Orange County District Attorney’s office and other agencies are investigating the shooting.

 

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