Police in South Salt Lake say an armed man has been fatally shot by officers after he killed an elderly woman and critically injured her husband

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SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah (AP) — Police in South Salt Lake say an armed man has been fatally shot by officers after he killed an elderly woman and critically injured her husband.

They say a man took a couple in their late 70s or early 80s hostage at a home around 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Unified police’s SWAT team and South Salt Lake officers responded to the scene.

South Salt Lake Police Chief Jack Curruth told the Deseret News that the suspect was fatally shot through a window.

It’s not immediately clear how many officers fired or what prompted them to shoot.

Police entered the house and found an elderly woman dead and her husband injured.

Their names haven’t been released by police and neither has the name of the suspect.

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Information from: Deseret News, http://www.deseretnews.com