Police officer shoots and kills Oxnard woman

March 28, 2015

police tapeAn Oxnard police officer shot and killed a 24-year-old Oxnard woman early Saturday morning, according to a press release.

Shortly before 1 a.m., Oxnard police received a report of a domestic dispute at an apartment building on Vineyard Avenue. While an officer was talking to the man who made the call, a woman wielding a knife approached the pair.

The officer shot the woman who later was pronounced dead at the scene. Police have not released her name or further information about the incident.

Department officials placed the officer on administrative leave, which is standard police procedure following an officer involved shooting.

Investigators from the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office and the Oxnard Police Department are participating in the investigation.

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The posting thus far has been ridiculous so I might as well add this. If the question is , “how can LE shoot a woman?”, the answer is “you just don’t lead them as much.” Stolen from Full Metal Jacket.’