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One man in custody after a shooting in Roy

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ROY, Utah — A man is in custody following a shooting Thursday evening in Roy.

According to Stuart Hackworth of the Roy City Police Department, first responders received a call of a shooting at a gas station in the area of 5100 South and 1900 West at 5:30 p.m.

When authorities arrived, they discovered an adult female, who had a single gun shot wound to the side. She was breathing and alert. Additionally, the victim was able to give police information on the suspect.

After fleeing the scene, the suspect was tracked down by police and taken into custody a short time later.

Hackworth says the two individuals knew each other.

“What their relationship is, I don’t know,” he said. “But they were known to each other.”

The victim was transported to an area hospital. The cause of the shooting is under investigation.

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