Sheriff's Deputy Shoots, Kills Half Moon Bay 18-Year-Old Woman
Sheriff's officials say they responded to a report of a "violent woman" Tuesday night.
San Mateo County sheriff's spokeswoman Rebecca Rosenblatt said deputies responded at about 9:20 p.m. to a report of a violent female who was possibly armed at the Moonridge housing somplex on Miramontes Point Road, located east of state Highway 1 near Half Moon Bay.
"Upon arrival there was a confrontation with the subject and fearing for his life, the deputy discharged his weapon," she said in a press statement. "Fire and Medics were called to the scene as well as the Coroner’s Office who subsequently declared the individual, an 18-year-old female as being deceased."
The woman was later identified as Serrano-Garcia.
No deputies were injured in the incident.
A joint investigation by San Mateo County's sheriff's office and district attorney's office is underway into the shooting of Serrano-Garcia.
– Bay City News Service contributed to this report.