RIVERTON (News4Utah)- A 26-year-old man was shot and killed by police Monday morning.
It happened near 11779 South Stone Ridge Court in Riverton around 6:40 a.m.
Investigators said the call first came in as a domestic violence-related issue.
When officers responded they said the man was holding a knife to his 56-year-old mother’s throat. From there, officials said there was a confrontation outside of the home where the man was eventually shot.
He died on scene. Monday afternoon the man was identified as Jason Robert Whittle.
This is a developing story. Updates will be posted as they become available.
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