CRIME

Shooting in Layton lands man in police custody, accused of multiple crimes

Oct 6, 2021, 6:48 PM
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A shooting Tuesday night in Layton sent one man to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Photo credit: Layton City Police Department.

LAYTON, Utah — A 36-year-old man was booked in the Davis County Jail after a shooting in Layton Tuesday night that sent another man to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

According to Layton City Police, a 35-year-old man was in a fight with a another male in the area of 385 North Main Street. During the fight, the victim was shot in the leg.

The suspect is identified as 36-year-old Aaron Gaitan. He was booked into the Davis County Jail for investigation of a variety of charges.  He is accused of the following: aggravated robbery, aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for a restricted person, discharge of a firearm near a dwelling, criminal mischief, and domestic violence in the presence of a child. 

The victim of the shooting in Layton, who has not been identified, was released from the hospital Wednesday morning. 

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