Police investigate officer shooting

February 17, 2008 6:54:08 PM PST
Investigators are looking into a fatal shooting by a police officer in Berkeley Saturday night.

Police responded twice to reports of a domestic disturbance in which someone was breaking windows. The second time, at 8 p.m., they say a woman confronted an officer with a large knife.

According to police, the officer fired his gun in self defense and to protect another person. The woman later died. Homicide detectives and the District Attorney's Office are investigating.