A woman shot by a Weatherford police officer Saturday night is in critical condition.
Someone called the Weatherford Police Department and requested that they check on a woman in the 1300 block of Foster St. around 10:20 p.m. because she was threatening suicide, according to Weatherford police.
When the officer arrived, he was met by a woman holding a weapon. Moments later, he shot her. She was treated on scene by paramedics, then taken to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth.
The shooting is being investigated by the Department of Public Safety and the Weatherford Police Department.
The names of the officer and the woman shot have not been released.
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