HUNTSVILLE, Weber County — A man has died from his injuries after being shot by deputies in Huntsville, authorities say.
At approximately 10:40 p.m. on Friday, Weber Area Dispatch received a 911 call from a homeowner reporting a Hunstville man with a gun seen trying to break into a trailer parked in front of their house, a statement from the Weber County Sheriff’s Office says. The man fired several shots, and deputies from the Weber County Sheriff’s Office and a Deputy from Morgan County Sheriff’s Office responded.
At the scene, deputies confronted the armed man. The man “made aggressive actions towards the deputies,” and two deputies fired shots, the report states. The man was struck, and while medical assistance was called and administered, the man died of his injuries.
No officers or other parties were injured during the altercation, and the investigation has been turned over to the Weber County Office Officer Involved Critical Incident Team in accordance with protocol. A Weber County Sheriff’s deputy has been placed on administrative leave pending the investigation’s outcome and the incident poses no threat to the public, the release notes.
Additional information, such as the man’s identity, is not available at this time.
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