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Man critically injured during officer-involved shooting in Riverdale

By Linda Williams, KSL.com | Posted - May 23rd, 2019 @ 6:25am



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RIVERDALE — A man was critically injured in an officer-involved shooting in Riverdale overnight, police said.

Officers responded to reports of an armed, suicidal man at the Cherry Creek Apartments, 1551 W. Riverdale Road, according to a press release from Riverdale Police Lt. Casey Warren.

Police tried to resolve the situation peacefully. However, they eventually encountered the armed man and shot him. It's unclear how many shots were fired.

The man, whose name has not been released, was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. No officers were injured, Warren said.

No other information was initially available.

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Contributing: Mike Anderson, KSL TV

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