Sheriff: Woman who charged with scissors at deputy is shot in hip

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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.

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