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West Jordan woman shoots husband Sunday morning, police say

Jul 10, 2022, 5:48 PM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 11:29 am

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WEST JORDAN, Utah — West Jordan Police Department responded Sunday Morning to a report of an aggravated domestic assault with a weapon.

According to a press release, the incident occurred at the 8000 South block of Madison Nan Drive. They received the call at around 7 a.m.. Dispatchers learned a 42-year-old female had shot her 44-year-old husband in the shoulder. He then fled to a neighbor’s house.

Upon the officer’s arrival, they began to tend to the victim. He was sent to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers issued a shelter-in-place while negotiators spoke with the female suspect. After an hour of negotiation, she surrendered to police officers and was taken safely into custody.

After this, she was transported to a local hospital to be treated for self-inflicted injuries. According to the press release, she will be booked into the Salt Lake County Jail upon release from the hospital.

“We credit our officers for their patience and communication skills with the suspect in convincing her to surrender peacefully,” Officer Samuel Winkler with the West Jordan Police Department said in a press release. “Anyone in crisis or experiencing domestic violence is encouraged to call domestic violence hotlines or crisis hotlines.”

If you or someone you know are experiencing trouble linked to domestic violence, the following resources are available to you.

Utah Domestic Violence LINKLine
1-800-897-LINK (5465)

If LINKLine advocates are experiencing an increased call volume, calls will be forwarded to the National Domestic Violence Hotline.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

StrongHearts Native Helpline
1-844-762-8483

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