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Officer-involved shooting temporarily closes I-15 in Utah County

Officer-involved shooting temporarily closes I-15 in Utah County (Photo: KUTV)

UPDATE: Exit 269 from northbound I-15 is closed in the Orem area. Suspect taken into custody.

(KUTV) An officer involved shooting temporarily closed northbound traffic on Interstate 15 in Utah County.

Police told KUTV there was a pursuit of some kind involved with the shooting but it is not known what started the pursuit . Traffic on I-15 was closed near the Center Street area near mile post 265 where police cars were visible on UDOT cameras stopping traffic. Southbound traffic was not interrupted.


The incident ended in a crash on the NB I-15 exit on to University Parkway going into Orem.

The man police were chasing was injured during the incident, but it is unknown how he received those injuries or what condition he is in.

Police confirm no officers are injured and traffic has resumed northbound.

2News will update this story as more information becomes available.

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