VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK, Ariz. (AP) — Yavapai County authorities have released the name of a woman who was fatally shot after a domestic disturbance in the Village of Oak Creek.
County Sheriff's officials say 56-year-old Wendy Jones was pronounced dead at the scene Saturday night.
They say deputies responded to a call of a disturbance in the area around 7 p.m. in which a woman had discharged a firearm.
Authorities say the woman confronted the deputies outside of her home and was armed with a handgun.
Sheriff's officials say deputies told the woman numerous times to drop the weapon but she did not and was shot.
They say the woman was later identified as Jones.