Friday, March 23, 2012

Police Shoot Knife-Wielding Bronx Woman

A Bronx woman was shot by police Friday after allegedly throwing knives at two officers.

Sources tell NY1 the officers were called to the woman's house located at 3701 LaSalle Avenue in Westchester Square around 10 a.m.

NY1 is told the 42-year-old woman's boyfriend called police, saying she locked herself in the bathroom and was stabbing herself.

Sources say when officers arrived, the woman threw two knives at the officers.

They say one of the officers then opened fire, hitting the woman in the leg.

She's said to be in stable condition at a local hospital.

By: NY1 News

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