(SALT LAKE CITY) – Police in the Salt Lake City suburb of Taylorsville shot and killed a man Thursday morning that was holding a woman hostage at knife point.
Authorities say officers shot the man to disarm him in a parking lot when it became apparent that he would likely kill the woman.
The shooting came after multiple orders to drop the weapon.
The woman was hospitalized for several cuts and other minor injuries. Police are still investigating what prompted the confrontation.
Lois M. Collins, Deseret News