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Officer-involved shooting leaves one suspect dead in Salt Lake City

May 23, 2020, 10:48 AM
Officer involved shooting leaves one suspect dead near downtown Salt Lake City...
(Photo: John WIlson)
(Photo: John WIlson)

Salt Lake City, UT  —  Salt Lake City police say one man is dead early Saturday morning after an officer-involved shooting near 900 South 300 West.  Salt Lake Police Sgt. Keith Horrocks says officers on a call around 2 a.m. of threats with a gun encountered a male suspect who then fled the scene.  A short time later, Horrocks says shots were fired during a confrontation with the suspect.

Officer involved shooting leaves one suspect dead near downtown Salt Lake City

Photo: John Wilson

“At this point in time we believe there may be a second suspect that’s outstanding but we don’t feel like there’s any threat to the community,” according to Horrocks during a press briefing on the police department’s Facebook page.

The deceased suspect has not yet been identified, but is a male Hispanic, according to Horrocks.  All officers involved are OK and the Unified Police Department is handling the investigation going forward.

KSL NewsRadio will continue to follow this officer-involved shooting as it is a developing story.

 

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Officer-involved shooting leaves one suspect dead in Salt Lake City