Fugitive taken into custody following SWAT stand-off in Taylorsville
(TAYLORSVILLE, UT) — A parole fugitive is under arrest Wednesday night after a SWAT stand-off at a home near 3500 West Valley Heights Drive. Police say 34-year-old Shane Lockhart was located in a stolen vehicle. Officers followed in pursuit of Lockhart. A short time later, the suspect fled into an abandoned home.
The Unified Police Department says SWAT officers were trying to get him to negotiate. Eventually Lockhart was taken into custody without incident. According to police, the area was on lock down for a time Wednesday night as an investigation continued.
Officers say Lockhart is a parole fugitive that fled from gang detectives. No one was injured. Photo courtesy of Salt Lake County Jail.
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