Ogden officer killed in shoot-out that injured 5 other law enforcement members

Jan 5, 2012

Utah authorities say the suspect injured in a shoot-out with police in Ogden is a 37-year-old man with a limited criminal history.

Ogden police say Matthew David Stewart suffered injuries that are not life-threatening in the shooting Wednesday evening that killed one officer and wounded five others. The officer killed, Jared Francom, was with the Ogden police department. He had a wife and two yound children. Stewart is in a hospital under guard.

Authorities say the conditions of the other officers range from serious to critical. The are from several agencies that are members of the Weber-Morgan Narcotics Strike Force. Police say the officers went to the house intending to search it as part of a drug-related investigation. When there was no answer, they entered and were fired upon.