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LIVE: Mesa PD talk shooting of Danielle Jacobs

Posted at 12:59 PM, Feb 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-12 15:03:17-05

Mesa Police Chief John Meza is holding a press conference to discuss his department's response in the shooting and killing of a suicidal woman last week.

Officers shot and killed Danielle Jacobs on Feb. 4 inside her home after, police say, she lunged at them with a knife. The officers felt threatened and shot her.

Police were called to her home to investigate a report of a suicidal woman.

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In 2015, Jacobs shared a video on Youtube of what it's like to have Asperger's syndrome and how her dog helped her cope. The video went viral.