Man shot, killed by deputy in Tooele County

By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 28, 2014 at 6:41 p.m.



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STANSBURY PARK, Utah (AP) — A 28-year-old man was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy early Sunday morning in Tooele County.

Investigators say the deputy and a Utah Highway Patrol trooper responded to a medical call at a Stansbury Park house and observed an argument between Nicholas McGehee and his wife.

They say McGehee eventually followed his wife with a gun after she exited the house, and he was fatally shot after he ignored the deputy's commands to drop the weapon.

McGehee is accused of aiming his gun at the deputy before being shot. He died at the scene.

No one else was injured.

The deputy's name wasn't immediately released.

The Salt Lake Tribune reports McGehee had been a U.S. Army staff sergeant who suffered post-traumatic stress disorder after two tours in Iraq.

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