- Associated Press - Monday, April 14, 2014

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Santa Clara police say officers have shot and killed a woman who attacked them with a baseball bat.

The San Jose Mercury News reports (https://bit.ly/1ihP3n6 ) a woman called 911 Sunday afternoon making threats to harm herself and others.

Police say when officers arrived at her apartment she came outside and attacked them with an aluminum baseball bat.

Authorities say the officers, fearing for their safety, opened fire, striking the woman.

The unidentified woman was taken to a hospital, where she died from her injuries.

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Information from: San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News, https://www.mercurynews.com

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