911 calls released in officer-involved shooting at Ogden restaurant

Posted at 9:43 PM, Dec 02, 2014
and last updated 2014-12-02 23:43:17-05

OGDEN, Utah -- Police have released a 911 call made during a shootout between officers and a fugitive in an Ogden restaurant last month.

The shooting occurred Nov. 20 at Lee’s Mongolian Barbeque.

Police say they went into the establishment looking for someone they say was connected to a drug case they were investigating.

Officers encountered 36-year-old Leonard Marion eating dinner.

Officials say things escalated when officers approached Marion. There was a fight during which an officer shot the man.

Police say Marion had a gun on him at the time of the altercation.

In a 911 recording someone tells a dispatcher that there are people killing each other.

Caller: There’s a restaurant where the people are like killing each other I don’t know…

Dispatcher: Is it Lee’s Mongolian?

Caller: Yeah. There’s police already coming.

Dispatcher: We’ve got officers on the way.

Marion has been in the hospital since the shooting. He is reported to be in stable condition.