Missouri deputies shoot, kill woman who pointed gun at them in Garden City, officials say


GARDEN CITY, Mo. – Officials are investigating after Cass County deputies shot and killed a woman in Garden City, Missouri, on Monday afternoon.

According to Cass County Sheriff’s Lt. Craig McMein, deputies were dispatched just before 3:40 p.m. to an address near 3rd Street and Lake Road for a welfare check.

When they arrived at the home, officials say a woman presented a firearm, and deputies gave her numerous commands to drop the weapon.

McMein said the woman pointed the gun at deputies, and they shot her. Medics took the woman to a local hospital where she died. The woman has not been identified at this time.

The Western Missouri Sheriff’s Office Critical Incident Response Team is now investigating the shooting.

FOX4 has a crew at the scene in Cass County to learn more. We’ll update this story as more information is confirmed.

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