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Suspect killed after shooting, injuring Utah police officer

By TownLift // Associated Press,


SPRINGVILLE, Utah — A man was shot and killed by police in Utah after opening fire on officers responding to a vehicle accident, authorities said Sunday. One officer was injured.

Police in Springville were responding to reports of multiple gunshots that were heard in the city when an officer came upon a traffic accident not far away, KUTV reported .

After the officer out of his vehicle, a man opened fire. A second officer arrived and gunshots were exchanged and the suspect was killed.

One of the officers sustained a gunshot wound to the leg that was not considered life-threatening.

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