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Second officer released from hospital after shooting in West Valley City

Dec 6, 2021, 4:48 PM
Two police officers are injured in a shootout Dec. 1 in Taylorsville.  Photo courtesy of Jay Hancoc...
Two police officers are injured in a shootout Dec. 1 in Taylorsville. Photo courtesy of Jay Hancock.

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — The second police officer shot in West Valley City last week has been released from the hospital. 

The West Valley City Police officer was one of two law enforcement officers shot in a shootout on Dec. 1. The other was a member of the Unified Police Department. The officers were looking for a man wanted in a rape and robbery, and for trying to take off in an SUV with a baby inside.

West Valley City Police identified the suspect from last week’s shootout as 20-year-old Anei Joker, also known as Ramon Julima.

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