ONTARIO (CBSLA) – A woman and a dog were shot and killed Thursday after an officer-involved shooting occurred in Ontario, authorities said.

The Ontario Police Department responded to reports by a nearby resident of a woman with a gun in the 400 block of West Maple Street.

According to police, a female with a firearm was in a backyard with a male. When officers arrived, the officer-involved shooting occurred and the female suspect was injured.

The suspect, reported to be in her 40’s, was transported to a local hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

A dog in the backyard was also shot after it reportedly attacked a police K9 and was pronounced dead at the scene.

It was unclear what the relationship between the man in the backyard and the woman, but police were not calling it a hostage situation.


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