According to CBS affiliate KCAL, the woman turned herself into LAPD officers Friday evening. The incident came as crowds were in line to buy a new XBox 360.
At least 20 shoppers suffered minor injuries, with more than half treated for pepper spray inhalation.
“It was a burning feeling in my throat for me,” shopper Juan Castro said. “There was a lot of people who got it in their eyes. They were burning, they were screaming, crying.”
In a statement defending the company in the midst of another year of wild Black Friday incidents, Wal-mart issued a statement.
“It was an unfortunate situation but we’re glad everyone is okay,” the statement said. “We are working with law enforcement to provide security video and information.”
WATCH: Video from CBS Los Angeles, which was broadcast on November 25, 2011.
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