Woman killed by police in Newton Co. - CBS46 News

Woman killed by police in Newton Co. after pointing a gun at officers

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A woman was shot and killed by police Monday afternoon in Newton County.

According to a Newton County deputy, authorities responded to a woman they say was suicidal and had a shotgun.

Police say the woman ignored calls to drop the shotgun.

According to authorities, the woman was shot after she pointed the gun at officers.

She was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

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