Police identify man killed in police shooting in Wellington


UPDATE: Police have identified the man killed during an officer involved shooting in Wellington as Bobby Ray Duckworth, 26.

A background check on Duckworth shows he has convictions of felony theft, assault by a prisoner, damaging jails, and drug distribution as well as misdemeanor charges of DUI, drug possession, assault, interfering with an arresting officer, and disorderly conduct.

CARBON COUNTY (ABC4 News) – One person was shot and killed by police in Carbon County Tuesday evening.

Carbon County Sheriff’s Office said the shooting which involved a Wellington City police officer happened around 7 p.m.

The person killed was only described as a “male subject.”

Carbon County officials said the officer, who was not harmed in the incident, was placed on administrative leave per Wellington City policy.

A multi-agency team led by the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with Price City Police Department, Emery County Sheriff’s Office, Carbon County Attorney’s Office is investigating the shooting.

This is a developing story. More information will be posted as it becomes available.


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