Police In Utah Wound Motorbike Rider Sought In 2 Robberies
Police in Utah say an armed robbery suspect on a motorcycle was shot and wounded by an officer in a town southeast of Salt Lake City.
Cottonwood Heights police said the 6:15 a.m. Tuesday shooting occurred when an officer headed to work confronted a man on a motorbike identified as a suspect in robberies at two grocery stores in Sandy.
The wounded man was hospitalized with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.
It was the second police-involved shooting in less than 24 hours in Utah.
Police say a man was shot and killed by officers in the Salt Lake City area after allegedly robbing a convenience store, stealing a police truck with a K-9 dog inside, crashing into other vehicles and wielding a gun when confronted by officers.