VIDEO: Calif. Woman Shot After Pointing Replica Gun at Police
Long Beach, Calif., police shot a reportedly mentally ill woman Saturday after she brandished what appeared to be a handgun in their direction. The "gun" was later determined to be a replica.
A mental evaluation team pleaded with Adeline Arroyo, 32, to drop the weapon for reportedly an hour before shots were fired.
Arroyo allegedly refused and continued to walk toward them.
CBSLA captured video that shows Arroyo holding what appears to be a gun and pointing its barrel toward officers as the officers open fire.
Officials say Arroyo was shot multiple times.