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Armed man wanted after shooting, SWAT situation in Logan

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Posted at 11:26 AM, Oct 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-01 13:45:06-04

LOGAN, Utah - Officers are searching for an armed man after they say an accidental shooting led to a SWAT situation overnight.

Authorities are looking for 31-year-old Ryan Joe and they said he is believed to be armed and dangerous.

Officers said the situation started when they were called to the Black Hawk condos near 1700 S. and Talon Dr. at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. Ryan Joe

Neighbors called to report hearing screams and gunshots.

Police found a woman bleeding from the head, who they said is Joe's ex-girlfriend.

She told police the gun accidentally went off when the suspect hit her in the head with it.

Police said Joe ran south through the complex and that is when SWAT was called in to help.

Now officers are searching for the armed man.

Officials said Joe has a criminal history, however, the are not aware of any domestic or armed incidents.

The woman was treated at the scene and is expected to recover.

If you have any information in this case, Logan officials said they would like to speak with you at (435) 753-7555.