Update: Man killed in police shooting identified

Update: Man killed in police shooting identified (Photo: KUTV)

UPDATE: Salt Lake police have identified the man killed in Sunday night's shooting as Patrick Harmon, 50. Police say the officers initiated an arrest of Harmon for a felony warrant when he "produced" a weapon.

(KUTV) An officer-involved shooting proved deadly Sunday night.

It happened at 1002 South State St. just after 10 p.m.

Police told 2News, an officer stopped someone riding a bike down the street. It wasn't immediately clear why the officer initiated the stop.

Two other police officers arrived to help, according to Sgt. Brandon Shearer with the Salt Lake Police Department.

The suspect "produced" a weapon of some kind and that's when police tried de-escalation tactics, Sgt. Shearer said.

At some point, an officer used his gun, firing an unknown amount of shots. Police don't believe the suspect used said-weapon.

Neighbors told 2News the shooting sounded like firecrackers.

The suspect is known as an African-American man. He later died at the hospital, according to police.

A weapon was recovered from the scene, police said.

At least one officer is on administrative leave. Stg Shearer says, the officer has worked for them for over a year, but is considered a veteran officer.

The Unified Police Department and the Salt Lake District Attorney's office is handling investigation.

Police initially closed part State Street, but reopened the road around 5:15 a.m.

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