Two officers, rather than one, responded to take Lyles' burglary report because of her prior history with police.
Family members, who previously expressed concerns about her mental health, question why the officers didn't use nonlethal methods to subdue the petite woman and have suggested race played a role.
Charles Lyles said his daughter liked to take her children to carnivals and do fun things with them.
But a confrontation erupted.
It also threatens to undermine the strides Seattle police have made in regaining public trust since a series of troubling events, including the unnecessary killing of a Native American woodcarver by an officer in 2010, prompted the DOJ's investigation. "... Our hearts go out to Charleena Lyles' family and certainly, most of all, her children", Whitcomb said in the stream.
"Everything's normal, the officers are acting appropriately, taking her info", Whitcomb said.
Anderson said Lyles advanced from around a counter into the kitchen toward McNew, telling investigators that 'at that moment I was in, in fear that she was gonna try and kill my partner, um, 'cause she was going after him, ' according to the transcript.
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A video showing Seattle police Officer Sean Whitcomb talking about the fatal police shooting of Charleena Lyles - while he was playing a video game - has been removed from the department's Twitch and YouTube accounts. "Our goal is to get to the truth". "We'll conduct this investigation thoroughly". She was released from jail on conditions, and her case was referred to mental-health court.
Lyles' father, Charles, said Lyles was devastated when her mother died in 2005.
Security footage from the building's hallway showed the two officers standing outside before they began speaking with Lyles on June 18.
Lyles' sister Tiffany Rogers told hundreds of mourners who gathered Tuesday night outside the apartment complex where Lyles was shot that she used to call Lyles every day.
"She's a little bitty woman".
Among the documents' main points, Anderson reported he had both pepper spray and a baton and McNew had a club (neither had Tasers), but they said they were left with no choice but to use lethal force.
But he said that he wouldn't have used it in that situation because he was trained to use lethal force when being attacked by someone with a knife.