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Barricaded suspect dead after firing at officers in Salt Lake City

Posted at 1:46 PM, Jul 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-20 19:16:33-04

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — A barricaded subject in Salt Lake City who fired at officers Tuesday has been found dead.

According to police officials, at around 12:30 p.m., a suicidal subject shot at officers, who then returned fire before the person barricaded themselves inside the location. No officers were injured in the incident.

It's not known if the suspect died during the gunfire or whether it was self-inflicted.

A heavy police presence is outside what appears to be an apartment complex at 800 North and Redwood Road.

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Both directions of Redwood Road between 700 and 1000 North are closed.

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