Victims of West Jordan shooting identified; 1 suspect in custody
Jul 25, 2022, 1:01 PM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 11:29 am
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WEST JORDAN, Utah — Alondra Zavala, a police officer from West Jordan Police Department confirmed that the three deceased are adult males.
The WJPD released the names of the three victims of a shooting over the weekend.
WJPD has identified the victims of Sunday’s homicide:
Fayzan Ali 1-1-04
Ayash Mohamed 1-1-04
Mohamed Mohamed 3-28-02 all from Millcreek UT. PIO available for interviews 1300-1400 8040 s Redwood at WJPD
— West Jordan Police Dept. (@WJPD_PIO) July 25, 2022
On Sunday, the WJPD stated they believed was a gang-related targeted shooting at a West Jordan party.
According to Zavala, witnesses provided information pertaining to a vehicle. The police obtained a warrant for the white Cadillac and the home for the suspect whose name information was on the vehicle registration.
“We were able to make contact with a juvenile suspect and that juvenile suspect was arrested and booked into the detention center here in Salt Lake,” said Zavala.
Zavala confirmed the suspect is a 16-year-old male. The suspect was charged with criminal homicide, possession of a firearm by a minor, discharging a firearm and obstruction of justice.
More arrests are expected said Zavala and the investigation is ongoing.
This article was updated to include the charges and information about the suspect.