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.