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Woman shot and killed in Ogden Smith’s parking lot, suspect in critical condition

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UPDATE: 3/3/21 8:32 P.M.: The Ogden Police Department is providing more information on a shooting and standoff that occurred in Ogden on Saturday afternoon.

According to the Ogden Police Department, officers responded to the 1400 block of Harrison Boulevard for a report of a person suffering from a gunshot wound.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a 41-year-old woman who had been shot and killed in the parking lot of a Smith’s grocery store.

The suspect in the shooting, who police said was the victim’s ex-boyfriend, fled the scene but was quickly found by police in the front yard of a home in the 900 block of Maple Street in Ogden.

Police say the suspect was armed with a semi-automatic handgun and refused to surrender to police.

The Ogden Metro SWAT team responded and evacuated all the nearby homes, a news release said.

After negotiating with the suspect for several hours, police said the suspect shot himself.

Paramedics immediately began treating the man before transporting him to the hospital, where he is currently in critical condition.

Police have not released the identities of the suspect or the victim.

Police are currently investigating the incident and say there is no threat to the public at this time.

“The Ogden Police Department wishes to extend its appreciation to the citizens and partner law enforcement agencies who assisted in the resolution of this incident,”the Ogden Police Department said in a news release.

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ORIGINAL STORY

OGDEN, Utah (ABC4)- At least 1 person is dead after a shooting at a Smith’s grocery store in Ogden on Saturday.

The Smith’s is located at 1485 Harrison Blvd.

Police also said they are on the scene of a standoff with an armed suspect in the 900 block of Maple Street, just a few miles from the Smith’s where the shooting occurred.

Police say they have the suspect contained and that he is currently in contact with police negotiators.

It is unknown if the the two incidents are related.

Members of the public are asked to avoid the area at this time.

This is a developing story and will be updated as ABC4 obtains more information.

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