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Victims of West Jordan shooting identified; 1 suspect in custody

Jul 25, 2022, 1:01 PM | Updated: Jul 27, 2022, 9:28 am
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Lindon Police say a 16-year-old has been arrested in connection to the death of another 16-year-old. (Photo, Getty Images)
(Photo, Getty Images)

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.  

 

 

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.

 

Related:  UPDATE: Shooting at West Jordan party leaves 3 dead

 

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