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Tucson police ID woman fatally shot by 3 officers

TUCSON, Ariz. — Tucson police have identified a woman fatally shot by
police officers over the weekend.

Police said 24-year-old Renee Witham was shot by three officers early Saturday while she was
raising a gun outside a Tucson home.

According to police, the shooting occurred after Witham called 911 and said she
was going to commit suicide.

Police said Witham took a gun out of a holster and began raising it
when she saw officers arriving at the home and disregarded commands to drop the gun.

A man standing next to Witham also was shot by officers. He
suffered non-life threatening injuries.


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