PEORIA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- An armed woman was hospitalized after investigators said Peoria police shot her Thursday afternoon.
According to a Peoria police spokesperson, the shooting happened just west of 67th Avenue along Peoria Avenue shortly before 2 p.m. The woman, later identified as 24-year-old Marissa Maguira, broke into some cars in the area, detectives said. When police confronted her, Burton had a gun and pointed it at them. She fired shots and two officers returned fire, investigators said. Police say Burton hit in the cheek and was taken to the hospital, but was released shortly after that. No police officers or witnesses were hurt.
Burton will be booked into jail on several charges including aggravated assault, police said. The Glendale Police Department will investigate the shooting.
According to Mesa Police Assistant Chief Ed Wessing, a sergeant demanded the woman drop her weapon multiple times, but she refused and was shot by police.
This is the 37th shooting involving police in Maricopa County this year, and the third incident this week. Late Wednesday night, an armed woman was shot by police in Mesa. On Tuesday, an off-duty Glendale officer exchanged gunfire with a suspect who he saw driving erratically through a neighborhood.
Editor's Note: The Peoria Police Department said Friday morning that the suspect provided a fake name and date of birth to officers at the time of her arrest. All mentions have been updated to reflect the correct identity.