Torrance Police Open Fire At Women Shoplifters

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) - Police in Torrance have nonfatally shot a woman shoplifter.

Sgt. Bernard Anderson says security guards at a Marshalls store called police around 8:30 p.m. Saturday to report two shoplifters.

Officers arriving at the scene saw two women trying to leave the store with merchandise.

One woman was arrested, but the other got into a waiting car driven by a third woman who struck the officer with the car while driving away.

Anderson says at least one officer opened fire, striking one of the suspects.

Following a vehicle chase, one woman escaped and the other was eventually found with a nonfatal gunshot wound and taken into custody.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLO-TV 4850 Ampere Drive Reno, NV 89502
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 38297579 - kolotv.com/a?a=38297579
Gray Television, Inc.