THURSTON COUNTY, Wash. — A deputy shot a woman who charged ahead with scissors Tuesday morning, according to the sheriff’s office.
Investigators said the Thurston County deputy was called shortly after 8:00 a.m. to help firefighters with a call on Peregrine Drive SE.
The 57-year-old woman was suffering a mental health crisis, police said, when she charged at the deputy with scissors. The woman was shot in the hip and taken to a nearby hospital.
The deputy was not hurt.
No further details have been released. A regional team will investigate the shooting.