REDDING (CBS13/AP) — A Yuba County woman was shot and killed by police in Redding after she struck an officer with a car and trapped him under a tire, authorities said.
Redding police said officers responded to Discovery Village shopping center on Wednesday evening. A 62-year-old woman was reportedly yelling and cursing at patrons and store management at MOD Pizza.READ MORE: Amber Alert: Children Abducted By Father In Riverside County, Possibly Near Modesto
The woman continued to cause a disturbance in the parking lot for about 20 minutes before a security guard who had confronted her called police, police said.
Two Redding police officers arrived at the scene and found the woman in the driver’s seat of a car.
Police said she nearly hit an officer, then backed up and hit an officer with a front tire. He fell down and was pinned under the tire, police said.READ MORE: Sacramento Police Say Thieves Target Women Along Stockton Boulevard In Broad Daylight
To keep the car from moving, the other officer shot out a tire, then shot at the woman and fatally wounded her, police said.
A significant portion of the sequence of events leading to the woman being shot was caught on camera by a bystander (watch the video above: viewer discretion is advised).
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On Friday, the coroner’s office confirmed the woman’s identity as 62-year-old Marysville resident Dolores Hernandez.MORE NEWS: 2 Now-Former Stockton Police Officers Charged In Beating During Arrest Of Teen
The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident. The officer who was struck by her car was treated at a hospital. He was released and is expected to make a full recovery, police said.