Police in the United States are investigating an incident in which a woman was shot by police in her car and found to have a concealed weapon.
The incident took place on Monday in California, and the woman was taken to a hospital in stable condition, according to NBC Bay Area.
Officers were called to the area of Interstate 5 and Santa Monica Boulevard in the city of Long Beach shortly after 9:30pm local time, and found the woman in the passenger seat of a car, with a gun in her hand, according the Long Beach Police Department.
The woman was arrested on suspicion of carrying a concealed firearm and was booked into jail, according police.
Officers used a Taser to subdue the woman, and a weapon was found in the backseat of the car.
The gun was later found to be a stainless steel PX-11 handgun.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing, police said.
The Taser was not used during the incident, but a police spokesperson said that a taser is not usually used when there is a gun or other weapon in the car, and that the gun was not pointed at the officer.
The officer who fired the shot was identified as a member of the California Highway Patrol.