Shots fired following domestic violence incident, suspect in critical condition
TOOELE, Utah — Officers responded to a call about domestic violence on Wednesday. When they arrived, shots were fired at police and they fired back. Now, a 49-year-old male is in critical condition.
On Wednesday morning, Tooele City Police Department responded to a call about an incident of domestic violence.
A woman said her husband was being physically violent. Dispatchers heard he screaming on the phone.
Officers were dispatched to a home near 900 West and 600 South.
When officers arrived, there was a confrontation in the home. The suspect fired at police and officers returned fire.
The 49-year-old male suspect is in critical condition. Tooele PD reported that their officers are okay following the gunfire exchange.
Getting details now from @TooeleCityPD a domestic incident, and police arrived and suspect fired at police. Police returned fire, and 49 male shot in and he’s in critical condition #KSLTV pic.twitter.com/OAxJatdfYb
— Derek Petersen (@Derek_Photog) January 12, 2022
Today’s Top Stories
- One family’s warning about raves after the death of a loved one
- A $1.6 billion jackpot has Utahns crossing state lines for lottery tickets
- Update: 4 dead after plane crash near Box Elder Peak, Tibble Fork Reservoir
- Two people tried to double vote at Salt Lake GOP convention, charges could come
- Rainfall record in Delta shattered, residents prepare for more flooding
- Fugitive, K9 officer killed in officer involved shooting
- Salt Lake ranks fourth nationally for pickleball but what is it?
- Alta High School and Cottonwood High School will move remote learning due to COVID-19
- Planned execution of Native American man stirs emotion within tribe
- Advocates call for tighter regulations on tanning beds