- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 15, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Authorities have identified the man who was killed in a Salt Lake City officer-involved shooting.

KUTV reports (https://bit.ly/2x1UamF ) 50-year-old Patrick Harmon was fatally shot Sunday night. Salt Lake police say officers were attempting to arrest Harmon when he “produced” a weapon.

Police say officers attempted to de-escalate the situation before an officer used his gun, firing an unknown amount of bullets.

Harmon was originally stopped by an officer while riding a bike. It wasn’t immediately clear why the officer initiated the stop.

Police say a weapon was recovered from the scene.

At least one officer is on administrative leave.

The Unified Police Department and the Salt Lake District Attorney’s office are handling the investigation.


Information from: KUTV-TV, https://www.kutv.com/

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