CRIME

18-year-old dead after West Valley shooting

May 17, 2020, 8:05 AM
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West Valley City police continue to look for the suspect in the shooting that fatally wounded an 18-year-old. Photo: KSL TV

WEST VALLEY CITY — An 18-year-old taken to the hospital after a shooting at Kings Pointe Park is dead, West Valley City police say. 

Police said they got calls about a possible shooting in the West Valley park just after 6 p.m. Saturday. 

According to police, the teen was shot after a confrontation between two groups that met at the park. Police are still looking for the suspect, whom they say fled the scene. 

The 18-year-old victim was initially hospitalized in critical condition. Police have not released that person’s name, but said they would do so after notifying family.

Anyone who knows something that may help the investigation should call West Valley City Police at 801-840-4000.

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