St. Louis police: Woman justified in fatally shooting man

4 years 11 months 6 days ago Tuesday, June 23 2015 Jun 23, 2015 Tuesday, June 23, 2015 8:31:45 AM CDT June 23, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police said a woman was justified in fatally shooting a man after she was stabbed in her hand with scissors.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the shooting happened during a dispute early Sunday between the 35-year-old woman and 57-year-old man at a St. Louis home. Their names have not been released.

Police said the man produced the scissors when the woman asked him to leave. During an ensuing struggle, the woman managed to retrieve a firearm and shot the man.

The woman declined medical treatment at the scene.

 

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