Joseph Evans Killed by Farmington Police Department, Utah Highway Patrol

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Category: Police - State
Old Crime Scene Address:
650 West and State Street
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Evans allegedly crashed into a Farmington patrol car. He then got out of his vehicle and was allegedly armed and advancing on officers. After ignoring commands to put his weapon down, a Farmington officer and Utah Highway Patrol trooper opened fire. Evans later died in the hospital.

Agency: Farmington Police Department, Utah Highway Patrol

Motive: car crashed into patrol car

Confrontation Type: Other Non-Violent Offense

Service Call: No

Body Camera: yes

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Joseph Evans

Death Date: December 13, 2020

County: Davis

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 29

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6414

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