Delorean Pikyavit, 36

Salt Lake City, Utah
April 18, 2018

Agencies: Salt Lake City Police Department - Utah

Cause of death: Shooting

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A man was shot and killed by police outside a home in Sugar House after officers responded to a reported domestic violence situation there Wednesday afternoon.

Police were called to the home — near 1100 East and Princeton Avenue (about 1200 South) — about 12:20 p.m., Salt Lake City Sgt. Brandon Shearer said.

When officers arrived at the home, they tried to talk to the man, later identified as 32-year-old Delorean Pikyavit, who then went inside the house. That prompted police to switch tactics and treat the situation as if they were dealing with a barricaded person and a hostage.

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