Police identify man shot and killed by officers in Kearns

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KEARNS, Utah (ABC4 News) –

UPDATE 08/07/20: Friday morning police released the name of the man killed in an officer-involved shooting Andrew S. Gwynn, 30. Police said the county officer-involved critical team continues to investigate the shooting.


A suspect is dead following an officer-involved shooting in Kearns Tuesday morning.

Unified police said around 5 a.m. officers made a routine traffic stop near 5400 West and 5400 South. Police said the suspect, a man believed to be in his 30s, took off on foot, and the officer pursued him.

At some point during the pursuit, police said the man pointed a gun at the officer. The officer opened fire and shot the suspect, killing him.

The officer was not hurt in incident.

The shooting forced closure of eastbound and westbound lanes are closed in the area for several hours.

A team of investigators from outside agencies will review the shooting.


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