Man killed in officer-involved shooting in Grantsville
Grantsville, Utah — The Tooele County Attorney’s Office, Utah Highway Patrol and the Utah State Bureau of Investigation are investigating a Wednesday night officer-involved shooting. In a press release sent out late Wednesday, Grantsville police said officers identified a suspect in an active Internet Crimes Against Children case.
A Facebook post indicated that around 6:10 p.m. Wednesday, Grantsville officers attempted a traffic stop on State Route 112. After a brief chase, the driver stopped. A short time later, that suspect charged officers with a knife. An officer fired a weapon, striking the suspect.
Despite life-saving attempts, the man died from critical injuries at the scene. Further details were not released late Wednesday night.
This story will be updated.