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Attempted robbery at West Valley hair salon leaves one injured, shooter still at large

Nov 26, 2021, 4:18 PM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 11:54 am
West Valley City police responded to a shooting this morning...
A West Valley Police Department cruiser is pictured. West Valley City Police say a suspect is in custody following a road rage, shooting incident. No injuries were reported. (Kristin Murphy/Deseret News)
(Kristin Murphy/Deseret News)

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — An attempted robbery Friday afternoon at a hair salon in West Valley has authorities searching for an armed gunman.

Photo credit: West Valley City police

Authorities say the robbery took place at 3500 South and Redwood Road around 2:30 p.m. 

According to authorities, a 40-year-old woman suffered a gunshot wound to her leg. It’s considered to be non-life threatening. 

The suspect, a middle-aged black male, escaped in a dark-colored passenger vehicle.

There are several units in the area trying to locate him. According to the police investigation, authorities say two females were also with the suspect at the time of the robbery.

This is a developing story. More information will be provided when it becomes available.

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