Teen charged in juvenile court with two counts of first-degree murder in the Hunter High shooting
WEST VALLEY CITY — The teen accused of shooting and killing two Hunter High School students, critically wounding a third, is now facing seven charges — including two counts of first-degree murder.
On Jan. 13, three students from Hunter High School were shot, two of them killed. A third, 15-year-old Ephraim Asiata survived but remains hospitalized.
The victims have been identified as 15-year-old Paul Tahi and 14-year-old Tivani Lopati. Both boys were students at Hunter High School. Police have not released further details about the weapon used, or any possible motive yet.
Police said the shooting happened after two groups of students engaged in a fight that turned physical, and deadly.
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