Tempe police: Woman fatally shot after shooting at officers

TEMPE, Ariz. - Tempe say officers returned fire when a woman shot at them, killing her during a confrontation involving a stolen vehicle.

Detective Lily Duran says no officers were injured in the incident Thursday night.
    
Duran says the incident began at a hotel were police first confronted a couple who drove off in a stolen vehicle.
    
The shooting then occurred in Phoenix where Duran says the woman got out of the vehicle and fired at police, striking a police vehicle.
    
Duran says the man who was with the woman was taken into custody.
    
No identities were released.
    
Phoenix police are investigating the shooting.

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