Joshua Michael Johnson Killed by Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
3415 S. 900 West.
Mapping Police Violence:

About 10:30 a.m., two deputies were working at the Salt Lake County Jail complex. They came across a man near the front of the sheriff's office. The deputies made contact with the man. As the deputies approached, the man allegedly began to fire. At least one deputy returned fire, killing him. Both deputies were injured.

Agency: Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office

Motive: suspicious person

Confrontation Type: None/Unknown

Service Call: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Joshua Michael Johnson

Death Date: April 10, 2021

County: Salt Lake

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 31

Race: White

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: not fleeing

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