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New York Police Officer Fatally Shoots 66-Year-Old Bronx Woman

n" style="transform: translate3d(0px, 0px, 0px);">A New York City police sergeant fatally shot a 66-year-old woman who charged him with a baseball bat at her apartment on Tuesday, prompting an investigation that will look into why he did not use a Taser instead, an assistant police chief said. The Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr called the shooting an “outrage.” It follows a string of incidents that have put law enforcement across the country under heightened scrutiny over the use of lethal force, especially against minorities and the mentally ill.
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