Woman allegedly armed with knife wounded in Simi Valley police shooting

A woman was wounded Tuesday evening after an alteration led to a shooting with police in Simi Valley, officials reported.

The shooting was reported around 7:45 p.m. in the area of Yosemite Avenue, south of Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley Police Cmdr. Steve Shorts told KTLA.

Shorts said a person was armed with a knife and engaging with police officers before the shooting occurred. 

The Los Angeles Times said the person who engaged police was a woman and that she was taken to a local trauma center.

No other information was immediately released.


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