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Police in Taylorsville shoot man after chase

TAYLORSVILLE — Police shot and critically wounded a man late Saturday following a foot chase.

Robert Holliday, 37, had been involved in a domestic violence incident in a home near 3200 West and 5860 South, just before midnight, said Taylorsville Police Chief Del Craig. Holliday, who police say has an extensive criminal history, fled from the home and was chased by police to a dead end near 3300 West and 5900 South.

Holliday had a gun, Craig said, and was "advancing toward" the officers, who then shot the man. Few details of the incident were available Sunday morning.

Holliday was transported to Intermountain Medical Center and underwent surgery early Sunday. Craig said Holliday was expected to live.

A search of court records found that Holliday pleaded guilty to aggravated assault, a third degree felony, and simple assault and discharging a firearm from a vehicle, both class B misdemeanors, in August 1996.

The names of the officers involved in the shooting are not being released at this time. No officers were injured.

An investigation into the shooting has been turned over to the Salt Lake County District Attorney Protocol Team.

— Aaron Falk and Lana Groves