Vanessa Marquez, an actress most widely known for her role on “ER”, was fatally shot by police officers Thursday when she pointed a BB gun out on them.
This unfortunate incident took place when the authorities were sent to Marquez’s home for a welfare check.
According to South Pasadena Police Department, officers thought she pulled out a semi-automatic hand gun.
According to a press release received by USA TODAY Friday, “When officers arrived around noon Thursday, they noticed the female was having seizures. While speaking to her, officers became aware she was possibly suffering from mental health issues, became uncooperative, and appeared to be unable to care for herself They continued to speak to her for over an hour and a half in an attempt to offer her medical care. She then armed herself with a handgun and pointed it at the officers, at which time an officer-involved shooting occurred”.
Marquez was taken to a nearby ER, where she was pronounced dead.WordPress Contests by Rewards Fuel