Man Allegedly Assaulting Police with Crowbar is Shot Caught on Camera
A man who was shot by West Valley City police has been charged with assaulting the officers he allegedly threatened with a crowbar.
Denny James Clark, 25, whose gunshot wound was not life-threatening, was charged in 3rd District Court with two counts of assault against a peace officer, second-degree felonies; aggravated burglary, a first-degree felony; and vehicle burglary and criminal mischief, Class-A misdemeanors.
Clark was treated for his wound and is being held without bail in the Salt Lake County jail. The Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office has not ruled on whether the shooting was justified. The officer is on paid leave while the shooting is investigated.
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