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Prosecutors say that within two weeks they expect to have a decision as to whether a Salt Lake City police officer was justified in shooting 20-year-old Dillon Taylor on Aug. 11 outside a convenience store.
Investigators from South Salt Lake delivered their findings to Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill on Tuesday, Gill said. Prosecutors had some questions after initially reviewing the case and now are hunkering down to examine all the material.
"We've got a lot of information to go through," Gill said.
The officer who shot Taylor was wearing a body camera, Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank has confirmed. Burbank has said he will release the footage when the investigation is complete.
Taylor was exiting a 7-Eleven near 2100 S. State St. with his brother and cousin when officers arrived in response to a report of a man with a gun in the area, said South Salt Lake police, who are investigating the shooting.
Police have said Taylor ignored the officers' commands to stop. Taylor's brother, Jerrail Taylor, has said Taylor was wearing headphones and didn't immediately hear the officers, who were shouting conflicting commands and shot Dillon Taylor even though he was unarmed and posed no threat.
The shooting occurred two days after the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and has sparked nationwide controversy and led to multiple protests in Salt Lake City and Ogden.
A Facebook page, Justice for Dillon Taylor, has more than 2,500 participants. According to posts on the page, organizers are making preliminary plans for another rally Oct. 22.