Identity Released Of Man Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting Near Downtown
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Officials have released the identity of the man killed in an officer-involved shooting near downtown Salt Lake City.
The man was identified Monday as 22-year-old Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal.
The incident began around 2 a.m. Saturday when officers responded to a call about threats with a gun near 900 South and 300 West, according to Sgt. Keith Horrocks with the Salt Lake Police Department.
The deceased subject from Saturday's officer involved critical incident has been identified as Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal, 22. The release of the body worn camera footage is expected within 10 business days from the incident. pic.twitter.com/0W6xjXRnTt
— SLC Police Dept. (@slcpd) May 25, 2020
Officers made contact with one involved man and he fled the scene.
A short time later, Horrocks said “officers confronted the suspect and shots were fired.”
Palacios-Carbajal was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officials said a second person may have been involved, but he was never found.
No officer was injured in the incident.
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