On Sunday, March 27, a Navajo woman was shot and killed by police in Winslow, Arizona after visiting a local convenience store.
The incident occurred at 4 p.m. outside of the Winslow Circle K when the woman, identified as 27-year-old Loreal Tsingine, became involved in an altercation with local police.
According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS), Tsingine threatened police with a weapon and was fatally shot five times. Tsingine was declared dead at the scene. The weapon used has not been confirmed.
The officer-involved shooting is currently being investigated by the DPS Major Crimes District.