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Man killed by gunfire after he shot at officers, Logan police say

May 15, 2024, 7:41 PM | Updated: May 16, 2024, 10:47 pm

UPDATE: On Thursday, police identified the man as 33-year-old Adam Scott Philips from Layton.


LOGAN — Logan police shot and killed a man Wednesday after they say he pulled a weapon and fired it at police at close range during an attempted arrest.

Two officers suffered injuries that were not life-threatening, police said.

“An officer returned fire,” Logan Police Department said. “Despite immediate life-saving efforts by officers on scene, the individual was pronounced dead by medical personnel. Two officers sustained non-life threatening injuries and were treated at a local hospital and have been released.”

The confrontation was at approximately 4:30 p.m. when detectives contacted a man during an investigation. During the attempt to arrest him, he resisted and then pulled out a gun. Police said the shooting was in the area of 700 East, 100 South, in Logan.

On Thursday, police identified the man as 33-year-old Adam Scott Philips from Layton.

According to the Logan Police Department, Philips was a part of an Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. Police said an undercover officer, posing as an underage girl, was communicating with Philips.

The two planned to meet in the area where the shooting happened on Wednesday.

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