Bakersfield, California 2021-09-25 21:00:00 –
A woman was shot dead by a Delano police officer in an injury to an eight-year-old girl on Saturday morning.
According to agency commander Dan Edwards, DPD received a call about verbal confusion at 2000 blocks on Oxford Street. Police officers on the scene found a 30-year-old woman screaming and threatening an 8-year-old girl, Edwards added.
After 9:15 am, police officers saw a woman pulling a girl around her house, according to Edwards. He added that he heard a scream outside the house. Another officer saw the knife through the window, Edwards added.
As the situation began to worsen, Second Officer fired multiple times, Edwards said. An unidentified number of bullets hit the woman and she fell to the ground.
An employee tried to CPR a woman, but she died. According to Edwards, there was a knife near her body. The girl was injured, but Edwards said she was uncertain about how she was injured or its importance. Edwards added that the girl was taken to the hospital and was in a stable condition.
According to Edwards, the relationship between a 30-year-old woman and a girl is unknown. The police officer involved in the shooting was put on leave. No other injuries were injured, according to Edwards.
Kern County Sheriff’s Office investigating the case.
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