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Provo police say a bystander shot a man who was fighting a woman

Jun 4, 2019, 7:42 AM | Updated: 8:16 am
26-year-old  Jeremy Sorensen has died after being shot during an altercation with an unnamed 18-ye...
26-year-old  Jeremy Sorensen has died after being shot during an altercation with an unnamed 18-year-old outside an apartment building near 500 N and 200 E

PROVO, Utah — Provo Police are investigating a shooting outside student housing that kept investigators on scene into the early morning hours.

Police say shortly after 8 PM Monday night 26-year-old  Jeremy Sorensen was in a fight with an unnamed 18-year-old outside an apartment building near 500 N and 200 E.

Police Sgt Nisha King says another man driving by witnessed the fight and, “the male pulled up, there was some sort of verbal exchange and then the uninvolved male was the one who pulled out the weapon and shot the male involved in the domestic.”

That man was shot in the chest and taken to the hospital. The woman also went to the hospital to be treated for injuries suffered in the fight. She’s expected to be ok.

Provo Police have identified the man as Jeremy Sorensen, 26, and say that he has died.

Police say the shooter is cooperating.

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Provo police say a bystander shot a man who was fighting a woman