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May 24, 2022

Police: SWAT situation at Millcreek home still active Saturday morning, neighbors asked to shelter in place

Police responded to a report of shots being fired inside a home in Millcreek on Friday afternoon, Unified Police said. (Andrew Adams, KSL-TV)

MILLCREEK — Unified Police and a SWAT team are still on the scene Saturday after a report of multiple shots being fired in the area of 3900 South and Highland Drive on Friday evening, Unified Police said.

It began at about 6:30 p.m. Friday when a visitor to a home ran out from that home after gunshots were fired. The person then ran to a police station next door and asked for help, police told KSL-TV. When police officers arrived at the scene, they heard additional shots being fired, Unified Police said.

The area turned into a location with a massive police presence.

There are about 70 officers on the scene, according to KSL-TV’s Andrew Adams.

Officers became aware of an elderly woman who was in the home. The decision was made to get the woman out. Police did so under gunfire coming from inside the home.

The woman suffered some injuries due to age, according to police who spoke with KSL-TV’s Andrew Adams.

Unified Police said that they have made contact with the suspect and are attempting to negotiate.

An officer on a megaphone had been trying to call the suspect out.

A SWAT team with the Unified Police set up a barricade at the location of the shooting on Friday afternoon.

People in the area are being asked to shelter in place, Unified Police said. The situation was still active as of Saturday at about 8:50 a.m.

This story will be updated.

Contributor: Andrew Adams, KSL-TV


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