Utah police kill man who took clerk hostage


By Amy Macavinta and Aaron Falk
Deseret Morning News

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Officers shot and killed an armed man who police say had taken a clerk hostage during a jewelry store heist Tuesday evening.

The man, described only as being younger than 30, robbed Pailin Jewelry, 3538 S. Redwood Road, said West Valley Police Capt. Tom McLachlan.

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