By CBSLA Staff

SIMI VALLEY (CBSLA) – A 31-year-old woman was shot and wounded by police after allegedly attacking an officer with a knife in Simi Valley Tuesday night.

The shooting occurred a little after 7:45 p.m. in an apartment complex in the 1800 block of Yosemite Avenue.

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Oct 5, 2021. (CBSLA)

According to Simi Valley police, the incident began when officers were called to a report of a dispute between two women located at a 7-Eleven Store at 5820 E. Los Angeles Ave., with one of the women armed with a knife.

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By the time officers arrived on scene, they found the knife-wielding suspect about a block away from the store at an apartment complex, police said. When they tried to engage her, she allegedly attacked one of them with a knife, prompting officers to open fire on her.

The woman was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital in unknown condition. Her name was not immediately released.

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There was no word of any other injuries.