SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — A woman was shot and killed by police after an officer was stabbed in the arm near Plaza Avenue and Del Paso Boulevard Saturday night, according to Sacramento Police.
Just before 7:30 p.m., officers responded to the area after receiving a call about a woman attacking another woman.
When officers arrived, they located someone who matched the description of the alleged attacker. The suspect then charged the officer, pulled out a knife, and stabbed the officer in the upper arm, according to police.
One of the officers fired their weapon and the woman died at the scene.
The police said to FOX40 that it does not believe the first incident was a domestic violence incident, however, the investigation is still ongoing.
The officer who was stabbed underwent surgery but is expected to survive.