Man shot by officer in Utah police lobby booked

BRADY MCCOMBS
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Members of the West Valley City Police Forensics Unit examine bullets holes in a window at the West Valley City Police Department Monday, April 29, 2013, in West Valley City, Utah. Authorities in a Salt Lake City suburb say a man shot after pulling a gun in a police lobby told officers months ago that he wanted to be shot by police. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — A man shot and wounded by an officer in a suburban Salt Lake City police station after he pointed a gun at another officer and a clerk has been arrested on suspicion of attempted homicide and threat of terrorism.

West Valley City police Sgt. Jason Hauer says 39-year-old James Ramsey Kammeyer was released from the hospital Monday afternoon and booked into Salt Lake County jail.

Kammeyer also faces charges of aggravated assault and possession of a weapon by a prohibited user.

Kammeyer is a registered sex offender. In December, he told officers responding to a call of a suicidal person that he wanted to die by being shot by police.

The shooting Monday morning in the police station lobby caused panic at a bustling train and bus stop nearby. Kammeyer was shot twice in the arm. No one else was hurt.