Utah Protesters Arrested After Fighting With Police Officers

Aug 3, 2020

A Utah protest over the death of a man who was fatally shot by police has resulted in skirmishes with officers and several people being taken into custody. KSTU-TV reports that Cottonwood Heights Police say officers took eight people into custody and impounded three vehicles during the demonstration Sunday. Police say there were several fights and officers were hit and sprayed with pepper spray. The demonstration focused on the 2018 death of Zane James, who was killed by a Cottonwood Heights officer. Police say James was shot while feeling on a motorcycle after allegedly committing two armed robberies.