Phoenix police ID 3 officers who shot rifle-wielding woman

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No officers were injured in the incident, which occurred last Wednesday night as police responded to a report of shots fired. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) No officers were injured in the incident, which occurred last Wednesday night as police responded to a report of shots fired. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (AP) -

Police in Phoenix have released the names of three officers who fatally shot a rifle-wielding woman.

No officers were injured in the incident, which occurred last Wednesday night as police responded to a report of shots fired.

Officers learned upon arrival that 44-year-old Alexis Stinson had already fired twice inside the home.

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Police say officers shot Stinson after she came out of the home, pointed the rifle at police and fired at them.

They say two officers had rifles and another had a handgun and all three returned fire at Stinson.

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Stinson was taken to a hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.

Police say the three officers involved were 11-year veteran Steven Golisch, 10-year veteran William Wells and nine-year veteran Terry Graber.

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