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Ogden Police ID man killed in officer-involved shooting

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Posted at 5:55 PM, Sep 09, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-10 08:54:14-04

OGDEN, Utah -- One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting occurred in Ogden Tuesday afternoon, according to Ogden police.

Courtesy of Babette Nelson

Courtesy of Babette Nelson

Police have identified the man as 38-year-old Christopher Roskelley.

The shooting happened near 150 North Harrison Boulevard, just before 5 p.m.

According to Lt. Danielle Croyle, members of the Weber-Morgan Narcotics Strike Force were in the area searching for a suspect related to another case.

"They were conducting an investigation, following up on an investigation," Croyle said.

The investigation stemmed from a shooting on Sept. 4 where a man was shot in a parking lot outside a Rite Aid store, leaving him in critical condition.

On Tuesday, they received a tip providing the whereabouts of a person of interest in the case.

However, when the man arrived to the neighborhood where authorities were searching, the shooting began.

"Shots were fired -- multiple shots were fired," Croyle said.

Roskelley was shot and killed. There were no other injuries reported.

"I thought I heard a couple of shots, I wasn't sure. But then I heard a whole bunch of sirens," said Donna Buchanan, who lives a couple blocks down the street.

The Weber County District Attorney's office is conducting an independent investigation into the shooting, as protocol requires in an officer-involved shooting.