Armed shoplifter shot and killed

Feb 3, 2015 8:12 PM by Debbie Cobb

EMERYVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Police in Northern California have shot and killed two suspects in unrelated incidents.

An Emeryville Police officer shot and killed a woman authorities say drew a weapon outside a retail store after a shoplifting incident Tuesday afternoon.

The Oakland Tribune reported Tuesday ( that police responded to the store after receiving complaint of a combative theft suspect. The store also reported the suspect, a woman, was armed. She was shot a short time later outside the store. No further details were available. Oakland and Emeryville police said they are investigating.

Earlier Tuesday, the Contra Costa Sheriff's Department reported that a suspect in Antioch, California was shot and killed in an unrelated incident. Sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee didn't immediately provide any more details.


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