Police Make Arrest in Police Shooting Incident

Police charged a  a 33 year-old Mountain View woman with two counts of attempted murder as well as second degree theft and contempt of court in relation to an incident in Mountain View yesterday.

Ashley Brooks De Morales allegedly drove a stolen truck in “a threatening manner” toward police attempting to intercept her at a traffic light near the Mountain View School yesterday. An officer fired one shot in response.  Detectives acting on an anonymous tip arrested her without incident at her home today and recovered the stolen black Nissan truck.  She remains in custody while the investigation continues.

Police are still seeking witnesses and information from the public re the incident.

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