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santa clara cops kill 53 year old woman with baseball bat.
by anti fascist
Tuesday Apr 15th, 2014 6:55 PM
santa clara cops killl 53 year old woman who was ''making threats to harm''. she had aluminum baseball bat .didnt hit anyone. the gun as social control device. hit the streets now . time to put police america violence to an end.
by SJ Mercury (repost)
Tuesday Apr 15th, 2014 7:04 PM
SANTA CLARA -- Officers shot and killed a reportedly despondent woman who came at them with a baseball bat Sunday afternoon, according to the Santa Clara Police Department.

A 53-year-old woman called 911 dispatchers around 4:50 p.m. and made "threats to harm herself and others," prompting officers to go to her apartment at a gated complex in the 5000 block of Lick Mill Drive, Lt. Kurt Clarke said.

When several officers arrived at the woman's first-floor apartment, they called out to her and tried to make contact, Clarke said. Within moments, police say, the door swung open and she emerged with an aluminum baseball bat in hand.

"The door opened, and the officers were immediately confronted by a female holding a bat," Clarke said.

Two male officers opened fire, hitting the woman, who was initially described only as a 53-year-old white female standing about 5 feet, 5 inches tall. She was taken to the hospital, where she died from her injuries. Her identity was not immediately released.