News / Utah / 

Suspected Iron County gunman flown to hospital with 'brain bleed'


3 photos

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

KANNARRAVILLE, Iron County — A 41-year-old jail inmate was flown to a northern Utah hospital Saturday after it was discovered he needed emergency medical care.

Grant Louise Biederman had been treated at the Valley View Medical Center on Friday for a supposedly minor head injury received in a gunfire exchange with police, according to Iron County Sheriff's Sgt. Charles Triplett.

Police were called about 1:45 p.m. Friday to the Red Lodge Campground, 15 N. Main, where Biederman reportedly was threatening suicide. Police said Biederman fired at the officers when they arrived, and a gunfight ensued.

Biederman and one deputy, 27-year-old Kellen Hudson, were shot.

Triplett said Hudson received a minor gunshot wound to the hip and was treated and "released pretty quickly." Hudson will be on paid administrative leave, as is customary, until an investigation into the officer-involved shooting is completed.

Following medical treatment for the grazing bullet wound to his head, Biederman was booked into the Iron County Jail. Triplett said Biederman "developed a brain bleed" Saturday and was taken by helicopter to a hospital in northern Utah.

Photos

Related stories

Most recent Utah stories

Related topics

Utah
Wendy Leonard

    SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

    Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast