NEW: Plano officer shoots, kills woman driver after she stabs, attacks him and another driver
The Plano Police Department is investigating an officer involved shooting incident that occurred earlier this morning at the intersection of Independence Parkway and Legacy Drive.
According to officials, two vehicles were involved in a collision at the given location. As officers were working the scene, one of the involved drivers got out of her vehicle and began stabbing the other driver.
One of the officers intervened and attempted to subdue the woman, but she began attacking the officer, striking him once in the arm with the knife.
After striking the officer, the woman attempted to get into the vehicle. The officer fired shots at her in an attempt to stop her from further attacks. She was shot multiple times.
Paramedics were called to the scene and she was transported to a local hospital, and pronounced deceased.
The officer and the other driver sustained injuries, but they are not life-threatening.
It was later determined that the female suspect was driving a stolen vehicle.
The incident remains under investigation.