Officer Involved Shooting
- Prescott Police Officers responded to the Wells Fargo Bank
- They had a report of an armed female suspect threatening employees
- The Police Officer was able to locate the suspect, who was still inside the bank
- Unfortunately, the officer had to utilize lethal force against the suspect
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Lethal force used against armed female threatening employees inside bank
On January 5, 2022, at approximately 5:22 P.M. Prescott Police Officers responded to the Wells Fargo Bank, located at 3186 Willow Creek Road, upon the report of an armed female suspect threatening employees.
Upon arrival, a Prescott Police Officer located the suspect still inside the bank. This initial contact resulted in the officer utilizing lethal force against the suspect.
The suspect was treated on scene for gunshot injuries and later transported to YRMC. She was later pronounced deceased. The officer was not physically injured.
As is our standard practice, we have asked an outside agency, in this case the Arizona Department of Public Safety, to conduct the investigation.
Currently, we do not have any more information to provide.