HUNTSVILLE, Weber County — A man with a gun was shot and killed by officers Friday night after police say he made “aggressive actions” toward them as they responded to a reported robbery attempt.
About 10:40 p.m., police arrived at a home in Huntsville after a homeowner saw the man attempting to break into a trailer parked in front of his house, the Weber County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.
“The subject also fired several shots during this time,” police said.
“When deputies arrived on the scene the subject, who was armed, confronted them. The subject made aggressive actions towards the deputies, and two deputies fired shots,” according to the statement.
Officers rendered medical aid, but the man ultimately died, officials said. His name and age were not immediately released.
No deputies were injured. The Weber County Officer-Involved Critical Incident Team will investigate.
The deputies who fired shots have been placed on administrative leave while the investigation takes place under the officer-involved incident protocol, according to the statement.
“We would like to thank Morgan County Sheriff’s Office and Utah Highway Patrol for their assistance in this incident. There is no threat to the public at this time and your patience is appreciated while we conduct our investigation,” officials said.