West Valley seeing increase in officer-involved shootings

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(KSL News) Jail documents reveal that a man killed in a police shooting on Friday robbed another man at gunpoint earlier in the day.

Marcus Agrillo and another man lured their victim to a vacant home, forced him to undress, then stole his car.

West Valley seeing increase in officer-involved shootings

During a standoff with police, Agrillo refused to surrender and was shot and killed. He was the fourth person shot by West Valley police this year.

"Officer-involved shootings are up, which tends to indicate that there's some factor involved here. Either suspects are more ready and willing to go to that level of violence, or it's just a statistical blip," said Capt. Tom McLachlan, spokesman for the West Valley Police Department.

Three of the four people shot by West Valley officers died.

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