- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 24, 2017

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the woman shot and killed by St. Joseph police was 25-year-old Samantha Hennard.

The patrol said Hennard, of St. Joseph, was shot Sunday night after she fired a gun at officers. Law enforcement who were called to a disturbance said several people were running from the scene when the shooting occurred.

No other details about the shooting have been released.

No officers were injured. The officers involved are on paid administrative leave during the investigation.

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