SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Police have released new details regarding an incident with UTA in the area of 900 S and 200 W in Salt Lake City.

According to police, at approximately 9 p.m. Thursday night, two Utah Transit Authority officers approached an individual who stated he had been robbed and provided a description of a suspect.

Police say the two UTA officers made contact with a 50-year-old man who matched the description of the alleged robbery. Authorities state that during the encounter the alleged suspect pulled out and pointed a knife at the officers.

Officials say one of the officers drew his weapon and fired in self-defense. The man was transported to the hospital in critical condition and neither officer sustained injuries.

The West Valley Police Department is taking over the investigation and will continue to update as more details become available.

ORIGINAL STORY: NOW: SLCPD assisting in UTA investigation

September 1, 2022 10:13 p.m.

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Police are currently investigating an incident in the area of 900 South 200 West.

At this time, Salt Lake City Police Department (SLCPD) reports that officers are assisting the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) Police in the investigation.

The agency says that a “lengthy closure” is to be expected, and that no officers were SLCPD were involved in this incident.

This is a developing story and ABC4 will provide updates as they become available.