Attorney sheds light on final minutes after Utah County deputy killed
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The deputies carried three AR-15s and one shotgun. The foursome fired a total of seven shots, Eldridge said.
One rifle round hit Garcia-Jauregui in the head. Eldridge said the bullet only ricocheted off the skull, but the trauma caused brain swelling that killed Garcia-Jauregui the next day at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center.
The attorney’s presentation said Garcia-Jauregui continued struggling with deputies as he was on the ground. They had to pry the now-empty pistol from his hand.
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