Former “ER” actress Vanessa Marquez was reportedly shot and killed by police officers conducting a welfare check on her at her Southern California home Thursday.
Marquez allegedly had a “BB-type” gun causing an officer to open fire, police said. A source identified the woman as Marquez, KTLA reported. Police identified the woman as a 49-year-old Hispanic woman but didn’t immediately confirm her name.
Marquez, who also appeared in several films including “Stand and Deliver” and “Twenty Bucks,” was shot at least once in the torso, the South Pasadenan reported. Police said the woman was pronounced dead at the hospital.