Police: officer fatally shoots armed woman in Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police say an officer shot and killed a knife-wielding woman while responding to a domestic disturbance at an apartment complex in Cincinnati.

Cincinnati police spokeswoman Kimberly Williams says the woman was in her 20s and died at the scene Saturday. Williams says preliminary information indicates that witnesses reported hearing the officer tell the woman to put the knife down.

The names of the woman and the Cincinnati officer were not immediately released. Williams says investigators are still trying to determine the details of what happened.

The spokeswoman says the shooting occurred in front of the apartment building about 1 p.m.

Williams says only one officer responded to the initial call about some type of family trouble at the complex.

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