AN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING IS BEING INVESTIGATED AFTER AN ARMED ROBBERY TOOK PLACE AT A SALINAS LAUNDROMAT YESTERDAY.   OFFICERS RESPONDED TO A 911 CALL TO CITY SUDS ON PAJARO AND EAST MARKET STREETS AROUND 5:45 P.M., AFTER A REPORT OF A ROBBERY.   OFFICERS CONTACTED A WOMAN MATCHING THE DESCRIPTION OF THE SUSPECT AND TOLD HER TO DROP HER WEAPON, WHEN SHE FAILED TO COMPLY, THE OFFICER SHOT HER.    THE WOMAN IN HER 30’S WAS HOSPITALIZED.   EAST MARKET STREET WAS SHUTDOWN FOR A BRIEF TIME.  THE OFFICER HAS BEEN PLACED ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE.  HE WAS NOT INJURED.

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