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Utah po­lice praise man who killed car­jacker


Po­lice are hail­ing a man who shot and killed a would-be car­jacker out­side a Utah gro­cery store, say­ing he did the right thing by com­ing to the aid of the ve­hi­cle’s owner.

The 31-year-old man was in a park­ing lot in Orem, 45 miles south of Salt Lake City, when he heard a woman’s screams as she was be­ing pulled from her SUV by the sus­pect Satur­day, in­ves­ti­ga­tors said. Po­lice Capt. Ned Jack­son said the man fired his pis­tol af­ter the sus­pect lunged at him in an ef­fort to grab the gun.

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