Published March 28, 2016
WINSLOW, ARIZONA – Loreal Tsingine, 27, was shot and killed by police on Easter Sunday afternoon in Winslow, Arizona.
She was shot after allegedly threatening officers with a weapon.
An unidentified source told Native News Online, Tsingine had a pair of scissors in her hand and had purchased some beer at the local Circle K. Tsingine was shot five times by Winslow Police Officer Austin Shipley.
The Winslow Police Department would not confirm or deny this claim to Native News Online.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesperson Raul Garcia did not disclose what type of weapon was used in the altecation that left her dead.
Limited information has been released by the Arizona Department of Public Safety. The killing by police is being investigated by the Arizona Department of Public Safety Major Crimes District detectives.