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Woman killed by police on I-394 earlier worried she may harm herself or others

A woman shot and killed by a Golden Valley police officer on Interstate 394 last week previously warned police she heard troubling voices. The Star Tribune reports Katherine Gordon told Edina police in July she heard voices she believed to be the devil. She asked to be locked up before she hurt herself or others. She was killed after a high speed chase. Police say she pointed a gun at the officer.
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A woman shot and killed by a Golden Valley police officer on Interstate 394 last week previously warned police she heard troubling voices. The Star Tribune reports Katherine Gordon told Edina police in July she heard voices she believed to be the devil. She asked to be locked up before she hurt herself or others. She was killed after a high speed chase. Police say she pointed a gun at the officer.

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