Tampa, FL. (Florida News Network)- A woman shot by a Temple Terrace police officer this afternoon has died. Police say the woman identified as 21 year old Heba Momtaz Alazhari came into city hall around 1:15 pm asking for assistance, but soon left. She was sitting on a bench outside the entrance to city hall when a uniformed officer approached her, and she suddenly attacked him with a large knife. The unidentified officer retreated and after ordering the woman to drop the knife several times shot the woman, who was pronounced dead at a local hospital. The officer sustained non life threatening injuries. The Temple Terrace Police Department is working with FDLE and the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office on the investigation.
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