A woman was shot by police Thursday night in Provo after she reportedly aimed a handgun at them.
According to police, they received a report of a woman waving a gun at Utah Lake State Park near 4400 W. Center St. When officers arrived, they located the woman and ordered her to drop her weapon.
“After ignoring repeated verbal commands,” the Provo Police Department tweeted, “the female pointed the gun at officers, and she was shot.”
Police did not say how many officers fired or how may shots were fired.
Officers “immediately” treated the woman for her wounds, and she was taken by ambulance to Utah Valley Hospital, where she underwent surgery. Her name has not been released.
The shooting is being investigated by Utah County’s officer-involved critical incident team.
This story will be updated.