Crime & Justice

Woman killed by police in Pomona after threatening them with gun

Police in a Los Angeles County suburb have shot and killed a woman who allegedly brandished a handgun at them.

The Sheriff's Department says in a statement that the incident occurred in Pomona on Saturday shortly around 9:45 p.m.

The sheriff's department says officers in a multijurisdictional gang taskforce were driving through a parking lot when a female suspect confronted them with a gun.

She was shot and pronounced dead at the scene where police recovered a handgun.

Her identity has not been released.

The sheriff's department is assisting Pomona police with the investigation.