Woman With Knife Shot by Centreville Police Officer

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  CENTREVILLE, IL. (KPLR) – Illinois State Police are investigating an officer involved shooting in Centreville.  The shooting happened just before 9:00 p.m. Monday.   Authorities say they got a 9-1-1 call  for a domestic stabbing incident on Piggot and Tudor. 

When officers arrived, they found a woman standing in the front of the apartment complex holding a knife.  When they tried to arrest her, there was a struggle.

Captain Jim Morrisey with the Illinois State Police said, "The officer attempted to take the female into custody, there was a struggle, during which time the officers gun was fired striking the female once."

The woman who was shot was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police are now interviewing witnesses and reviewing surveillance video to determine exactly what happened.