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South Ogden suspect found dead following shootout with police

Posted at 9:41 AM, Jun 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-30 19:11:30-04

SOUTH OGDEN, Utah — A shelter in place order for residents in a South Ogden neighborhood was lifted Wednesday when a suspect was found dead after a shootout with law enforcement.

Officers arrived at the home near 4500 South and Monroe Boulevard on Tuesday night believing the suspect connected to multiple assaults was inside.

Three people were reportedly injured in the alleged domestic assault.

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After learning the suspect, a man in his 50s, was inside with a gun, police attempted to convince him to leave the home. The suspect refused to leave and then fired his weapon at officers who returned gunfire.

According to authorities, the suspect continued firing at officers sporadically through the night, leading to the shelter in place order being issued for a quarter-mile around the house.

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Officials believed the man was alone in the house, but had no contact with him since early Wednesday morning. Drones and robots were used as the standoff continued throughout the day.

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