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Arraignment postponed for Pacific Beach SWAT suspect

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A Missouri woman involved in a deadly police shooting and SWAT standoff in Pacific Beach will have to wait to be arraigned.

CBS News 8 has been told that a medical issue with Janie Sanders postponed her hearing scheduled for Friday morning.

Sanders claims to be the wife of Timothy Smith, 47, who was shot after a confrontation with police in Pacific Beach on Wednesday, November 4. 

Sanders, 32, was arrested later that same night after barricading herself in a Pacific Beach apartment in the 3900 block of Ingraham Street. She claimed to be Smith's wife after her arrest, but the relation between the two is unclear at this point.

[RELATED STORY: SWAT standoff in Pacific Beach, suspect in custody]

Police say Timothy Smith was a fugitive wanted for felonies in Missouri and was considered armed and dangerous.

Authorities reported that an officer spotted Smith walking down a street and chased him into an alley, where he managed to break free from a police dog. Police said he was shot after reaching into a pocket and died at the scene.

[RELATED STORY: Wanted man shot to death by San Diego police in Pacific Beach]

Sanders is being held on $40,000 bail.

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