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UPDATE: Suspect in South Jordan shooting found dead

Nov 28, 2019, 10:48 AM | Updated: Dec 2, 2019, 5:27 pm

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(This story has been updated to indicate that a suspect in the Thanksgiving morning shooting in South Jordan was found dead.)

SOUTH JORDAN  — A body discovered Monday morning at a residential construction site in South Jordan has been identified as Joshua Perez-Garcia. He was considered the main suspect in a Thanksgiving morning shooting that injured three people.

The South Jordan Police Department says Perez-Garcia’s body was found in the area of 6200 W. 11000 S.  on Monday, December 2, 2019.

Perez-Garcia was considered the main suspect and was wanted for questioning in the Thanksgiving morning shooting.

Police Lt. Matt Pennington says that shooting happened around 2:30 a.m. Thursday.

Three people were taken to a hospital with varying degrees of injuries.

Investigators are still trying to determine the motive for the shooting.

 

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UPDATE: Suspect in South Jordan shooting found dead