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Shots fired following domestic violence incident, suspect in critical condition

Jan 12, 2022, 8:35 AM | Updated: 11:51 am
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KSL TV spoke with Tooele police about the officer involved incident on Wednesday. Photo: KSL TV / Derek Peterson

TOOELE, Utah — Officers responded to a call about domestic violence on Wednesday. When they arrived, shots were fired at police and they fired back. Now, a 49-year-old male is in critical condition.

On Wednesday morning, Tooele City Police Department responded to a call about an incident of domestic violence.

A woman said her husband was being physically violent. Dispatchers heard he screaming on the phone.

Officers were dispatched to a home near 900 West and 600 South. 

When officers arrived, there was a confrontation in the home. The suspect fired at police and officers returned fire.

The 49-year-old male suspect is in critical condition. Tooele PD reported that their officers are okay following the gunfire exchange.

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