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Identity Released Of Man Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting Near Downtown

(KSL TV photojournalist John Wilson)

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.

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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