Salt Lake City Police Shooting Of Teen Sparks Protests

Salt Lake City –

According to sources, Protests began to grow in a neighborhood Saturday night after an officer involved shooting.

Rocks and other objects were thrown at police officers, according to witnesses.

Up to 100 officers or more responded to the scene some in riot gear.

The victim who has not yet been identified was allegedly holding part of a broomstick at his side when officers arrived according to a statement said.

ABC reported that a witness said “They told him to put it down, once,” Mohammad said, and “started shooting him as soon as he turned around.”

Stay tuned we will try and update, if you have any information on this incident let me hear your side.

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