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Holladay man critically injured in officer-involved shooting

By Jen Riess, KSL.com | Posted - Aug. 8, 2020 at 6:34 p.m.



HOLLADAY — A man is in critical condition after an officer-involved shooting Saturday afternoon.

Shortly after 12 p.m., officers from the Unified Police Millcreek and Holladay precincts were dispatched to a suicidal subject near 3210 E 6200 South in Holladay, the agency said in a news release. The man, who police said is 39 years old, was armed with a handgun.

Officers negotiated with the man for about 30 minutes before an officer-involved shooting occurred at about 1:13 p.m. The man was transported to a hospital in critical condition, according to police. No officers were injured.

Additional information, including the identity of the man shot, was not immediately available.

Several officers were equipped with body cameras that recorded the altercation. The Salt Lake County officer-involved critical incident team is investigating the incident.

"Once the investigation is complete, it will be presented to the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office for review," the news release stated.

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