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Grantsville Man Shot, Killed by Police Sunday Night

POLICE SAY AN OFFICER FATALLY SHOT A MAN -- WHILE THEY WERE DOING A WELFARE CHECK -- AT A HOUSE IN GRANTSVILLE.

AUTHORITIES RECEIVED A CALL -- JUST BEFORE 8, SUNDAY NIGHT -- REQUESTING THE CHECK.

RESPONDING GRANTSVILLE POLICE OFFICERS FOUND A MAN WITH A GUN...AND WERE FORCED TO PROTECT THEMSELVES BY SHOOTING.

MEDICAL CREWS WERE UNABLE TO SAVE THE MAN'S LIFE.

GRANTSVILLE POLICE CHIEF KEVIN TURNER SAYS THREE OFFICERS ARE ON LEAVE, WHILE THE TOOELE POLICE DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATES THE SHOOTING.

 

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