ALOHA, Ore. -- A woman who was armed with a knife was shot and killed after three deputies responded to reports of a suicidal woman in Aloha Friday afternoon, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.
Police on Sunday identified the woman as Phyllis Ilene Jepsen, 55, of Aloha.
At around 5 p.m., deputies were dispatched to Patrician Apartments at 18000 Southwest Shaw Street, according to Sgt. Nathan Thompson.
Deputies arrived at the scene and were confronted by a woman with a knife, he said. They fired both lethal and non-lethal rounds. She was struck by at least one lethal round.
Jepsen was taken to a hospital where she died, Thompson said. None of the deputies were injured.
The three deputies have been placed on leave. The case remains under investigation. No further information was released.