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Officer involved in shooting in Ogden, police confirm

OGDEN — A police officer was involved in a shooting in Ogden on Thursday afternoon, police confirmed.

The incident took place near the intersection of Jackson Avenue and Harrop Street, Ogden police said on Facebook. The scene remains active.

Ogden police are expected to provide an update on the situation at a 2 p.m. news conference.

Multiple social media reports indicate a large police presence. The incident was first reported on social media about 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Multiple videos on social media show several police cars responding to a scene.

Several social media users have also posted an emergency alert message that was sent out to phones in the area. The alert indicates there is an “active police incident” at the intersection of 3rd Street and Jackson Avenue.

The alert also asks people to shelter in place and avoid the area.

Further details about the incident are not known at this time.

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