Teen injured in West Valley City drive-by shooting

Aug 4, 2022, 7:06 AM | Updated: 7:12 am
Red and blue police sirens pictured. Police responded to a teen shot in west valley this morning...
A West Valley City teen was shot in the leg while walking on Aug. 4. (Shutterstock)

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — A 16-year-old male was shot in the leg this morning while walking near a park in West Valley City. 

The West Valley Police Department received a call just after 3:40 a.m. According to the WVDP, a black passenger car, possibly a Honda Civic, approached and shot the victim. 

The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Police are in the process of gathering more information, including interviewing a witness. Law enforcement is looking for a suspect in the incident.  


This is a developing story and will be updated.

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