Magna • Police on Saturday night shot and killed a man threatening suicide in Magna, the Salt Lake County sheriff said.
The man's name was not immediately disclosed. The shooting happened about 7:20 p.m. in a mobile home community called Sunset Vista near 3500 S. 8400 West.
About 30 minutes earlier, Sheriff Jim Winder said, Unified Police Department received a call about a suicidal man. Officers arrived but could not located him.
The officers left to answer another call. While at that call, officers were notified the man had returned to Sunset Vista.
Eventually, an officer found a 39-year-old man cutting himself with a knife outside a home. Winder said the officer gave the man numerous orders to stop.