Police: Utah Officer Dies Following Shootout

OGDEN, Utah (AP) – Authorities say a Utah police officer has died following a shootout that left five other officers and a suspect wounded. Ogden police say in a statement early Thursday that Jared Francom died from his wounds following Wednesday night’s drug-related shooting. Five police officers from multiple agencies remain hospitalized with serious to critical injuries. No more information on their conditions was released. The suspect in the shooting is at a local hospital under guard, with non-life threatening injuries. No names have been released. Shooting erupted shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday as anti-drug police tried to served a search warrant at a home in an Ogden neighborhood.

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