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.