UPDATE: MONDAY 11/08/21 7:29 P.M.
OGDEN, Utah (ABC4) – A man was charged Monday for his part in an officer-involved shooting, which landed him in the hospital on Nov.1.
Casey Pacheco, 32, was charged with a 2nd-degree felony for assault against a peace officer with a weapon or force and one misdemeanor for the use of a dangerous weapon in a fight.
On Nov. 1, police received reports of a weapons disturbance between a man, Pacheco, and a woman stating that the man was holding a knife near the women’s throat.
When police arrived on the scene, Pacheco, immediately brandished a large knife and walked towards the officer. As the officer retreated, he repeatedly asked Pacheco to ‘drop the knife and back away,’ witnesses reported.
Pacheco had the knife held to his own throat and was walking back and forth in an erratic manner, charging documents stated. Pacheco continued to walk towards the officer in a threatening manner, ignoring the warnings from the officer to stay back.
The officer then fired his weapon wounding Pacheco and he was transported to a hospital.
ORIGINAL STORY: UPDATE: Police release name of suspect hospitalized in Ogden officer-involved shooting
MONDAY 11/01/21 5:10 P.M.
OGDEN, Utah (ABC4) – Police have released the name of the suspect that was shot in an officer-involved shooting in Ogden on Monday.
Casey Pacheco, 32, was shot by an officer while the Ogden Police Department was responding to a weapons disturbance in the 200 block of 26th street around 4 p.m.
Pacheco was struck twice by the officer.
Police have not released any more details at this time.
ORIGINAL STORY: UPDATE: Suspect hospitalized in Ogden officer-involved shooting
MONDAY 11/1/21 6:20 p.m.
OGDEN, Utah (ABC4) – Police have provided an update on an officer-involved shooting in Ogden that left a man hospitalized on Monday.
The Ogden Police Department responded to a “weapons disturbance” in the 200 block of 26th street around 4 p.m.
“During that disturbance, which did involve a weapon, the officer was put in a situation where they had to fire their firearm,” says Eric Young, Chief of the Ogden Police Department. “They discharged their weapon at what appears to be four times and the suspect was stuck approximately two times
The suspect has been transported to a local hospital, where at that time, he was still conscious and breathing, police say. His current condition remains unknown. Police believe the incident was a result of a fight involving a knife. The fight took place on a public sidewalk between a man and a woman. Further identifying details have not been released at this time.
Young says the police officer involved has been placed on administrative leave until a full investigation has been conducted. Young also says the investigation will be turned over to the Critical Incident Investigation Team from the Weber County Attorney’s Office.
A press conference has been scheduled for Tuesday where more details will be released regarding the incident.
ABC4 will update this story as more information becomes available.
Original Story: Suspect injured in Ogden officer-involved shooting
MONDAY 11/1/21 5:10 p.m.
OGDEN, Utah (ABC4) – An officer-involved shooting in Ogden has put a suspect in the hospital Monday afternoon.
The Ogden Police Department responded to a “weapons disturbance” in the 200 block of 26th street around 4 p.m., a press release says.
While helping to resolve the disturbance, an Ogden Police Officer fired his gun, striking a male suspect, police say.
The suspect was taken to a local hospital where his current condition is unknown. His identity has not yet been released.
The officer was not injured.
More details on the incident are expected to be released later this evening.
ABC4 will update this story once more information becomes available.