A police officer in Wisconsin has been fired after shooting and killing an unarmed black woman.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that the officer shot and killed the 35-year-old woman after she fired at him with a knife.
According to police, the officer heard a woman’s screams from the street and then shot and wounded her.
She was pronounced dead at a hospital.
The shooting happened shortly after 2 a.m.
ET on Wednesday, police said.
The victim was a 27-year old black woman and the suspect is a 26-year man.
The officer who shot her was fired from the Milwaukee Police Department.