Man who brought bow and arrow to protest in Salt Lake City arrested

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Brandon McCormick, 57

UPDATE 8:45 p.m. Thursday, June 04: McCormick was booked into Salt Lake County Jail Thursday evening.


UPDATE 3:40 p.m. Thursday, June 04: Salt Lake District Attorney’s Office filed felony charges against Brandon McCormick, 57, the man seen brandishing a bow and arrow at the protests in Salt Lake City.

McCormick was charged in Utah’s 3rd District Court with two counts of 3rd-degree felony possession of a weapon by a restricted person, one 3rd-degree felony count of aggravated assault, and one misdemeanor count of threat or use of a dangerous weapon in a fight.

Related: Fallout over man with bow and arrow at SLC protests

A judge signed a $100,000 warrant for McCormick’s arrest on Thursday.


SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – A man who was seen shooting arrows, or threatening to discharge them into a crowd of protestors downtown Salt Lake City will be screened for charges, according to police.

Salt Lake City Police tweeted the man is not in custody at this time but they are aware of who he is.

The man was confronted by protestors and eventually was physically assaulted as the crowds tried to stop him from shooting arrows at people.

Brandon McCormick aims a bow and arrow at protestors on Saturday in Salt Lake City

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