Police In Shooting Incident


Payson police officers fired shots when an allegedly suicidal woman confronted them with a weapon Monday evening.

It is currently unclear if the woman fired shots at the police officers. The woman was transported to Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Hospital for treatment of injuries suffered in the incident.

Police responded to a call about a suicidal person at 9:21 p.m., Monday, Feb. 11 in the 1900 block of East Granite Dells Road.

Police said that when they arrived at the scene, the woman confronted them with a weapon and shots were fired. No officer was injured in the incident

The shooting is under investigation by Payson Police and the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

More information will be published as it becomes available.

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