Woman fatally shot by Flint police officer identified as 19-year-old

Michigan State Police investigating shooting

According to authorities, a Flint police officer was working at a traffic point for the city’s Juneteenth Celebration when the lone occupant of a vehicle drove up and fired a shot at him just after 2 p.m.

FLINT, Mich. – A 19-year-old woman was killed Saturday after a brief shoot out with a Flint police officer.

Original Story: MSP investigating shooting at parade traffic point involving Flint police officer

According to Michigan State Police, the police officer was directing traffic at a parade traffic point when the woman drove up and started shooting at him. Police said the officer returned fire, striking the woman.

She was transported to a hospital, where she died from her injuries.

The police officer was not injured during the shooting. Michigan State Police are investigating.

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