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'Why didn’t they use a Taser?': Family of woman shot dead by police want answers

Police at the scene in Geraldton following the fatal shooting. Source: Twitter / Natasha Harradine

An Indigenous woman is dead after she was shot by a West Australian police officer who was called to a home in Geraldton.

The family of an Aboriginal woman shot dead by police on a residential street in Western Australia's coastal Mid West region have demanded to know why officers did not instead deploy their Tasers.

The 29-year-old was reportedly armed with a knife when police attended a home in Karloo, Geraldton and one officer shot her about 6.15pm on Tuesday.

Read the full article in English here.