- Associated Press - Sunday, March 4, 2018

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Pima County Sheriff’s officials say a deputy has fatally shot a woman who was brandishing a large wooden board in Tucson.

They say 38-year-old Amanda Alvarez struck a resident with a two-by-four around 4 p.m. Saturday.

Deputies say they found Alvarez in a trailer and she was later shot by a deputy.

Alvarez was taken to a Tucson hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Sheriff’s officials didn’t immediately disclose what prompted the fatal shooting.

They say the incident is under investigation.

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