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Man shot in officer-involved shooting in Holladay has died from his injuries

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Posted at 2:41 PM, Aug 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-12 16:41:29-04

HOLLADAY, Utah — The man who was shot in an officer-involved shooting in Holladay has died.

According to a news release from the Unified Police Department, the man, identified as 39-year-old Matthew Hilbelink, succumbed to his injuries and passed away on Aug. 11.

UPD officers responded to a call from a woman around noon on Saturday, Aug. 8 saying her husband was suicidal.

Police encountered Hilbelink at a parking garage.

Investigators say he had a gun, and despite efforts to negotiate with him, officers shot him when they felt their lives were in danger.

Hilbelink was transported to a hospital in critical condition.

No officers were hurt.

The investigation by the officer-involved critical incident team is still ongoing.