A woman has criticized police in the Utah County city of Saratoga Springs over the fatal shooting of her 22-year-old son, saying she believes the outcome would have been different had he not been black.
Susan Hunt of Saratoga Springs said her family wants answers about what happened leading up to Wednesday’s shooting by officers of her son, Darrien Hunt.
The city on Friday issued a statement saying the shooting was under investigation by the county attorney’s office.
“We sympathize with Mr. Hunt’s family during this difficult time,” the statement says. “Any claim that our officers’ actions were a result of Mr. Hunt’s race is completely unfounded and speculative. Our officers responded to a call for service and addressed the situation that was presented to them.”
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