Woman shot by police at midtown Tulsa apartment complex

VIDEO: Woman shot by police outside midtown Tulsa apartment

TULSA, Okla. — Quick Facts:

  • A woman is recovering after police say an officer shot her at a midtown Tulsa apartment complex late Thursday night.
  • Tulsa police were called to the complex near 51st and Yale around 11 p.m. after a call about a woman "acting violently."
  • Police say they were trying to take her to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.
  • Officers say the woman lunged at police with a knife, so they tried using a taser on her.
  • Police say the taser didn't work so an officer shot her in her stomach.
  • The woman was taken to the hospital and is expected to be OK.
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