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Two people dead in Taylorsville after shooting

Aug 17, 2022, 7:41 AM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 11:28 am

Police in Taylorsville at the scene of the shooting...

Police at the scene of the shooting in Taylorsville, Utah on August 17, 2022. (Becky Bruce/KSL NewsRadio)

(Becky Bruce/KSL NewsRadio)

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — Police have confirmed that two people are dead following an early morning shooting. Both victims were found in the area of 3600 W. and 4600 S.

Sgt. Jake Hill with the Taylorsville Police Department said officers responded to reports of shots fired around 5 a.m. Wednesday.

Officers found a woman, between 30 and 40 years old, dead on the sidewalk in front of a gas station.

Hill said police also received a call about a vehicle that had had its back window shot out. 

About 30 minutes later, while canvassing the scene, police found a dead 30-year-old about a block away from the woman’s body.

Hill said police do not suspect gang involvement and no outstanding suspects.

Taylorsville Police said it believes the man and the woman were the only people involved in the shooting.

Police are still working to identify the two people found at the scene and whether or not they knew each other.

Hill also said to expect road closures in the area for the next few hours.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to clarify the location of the scene. The scene is on the border of Taylorsville and West Valley but is on the Taylorsville side.

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Two people dead in Taylorsville after shooting