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Suspect in police custody following 'active shooter' situation near Zion National Park

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Posted at 4:11 PM, Oct 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-06 22:03:51-04

The suspect in an "active shooter situation" near Zion National Park has been taken into custody.

Springdale Police Department responded to the situation Wednesday afternoon.

Witnesses told the St. George News that the suspect shot at multiple vehicles as he was being pursued by officers on the road that leads to Zion National Park.

It's not clear if the suspect shot anyone or whether he was injured prior to being taken into custody.

The Springdale Police Department said Wednesday night that the area is still an active crime scene.