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18-year-old shot in the shoulder in West Valley early Sunday

Oct 30, 2022, 4:00 PM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 11:23 am

West Valley City police responded to a shooting this morning...

A West Valley Police Department cruiser is pictured. West Valley City Police say a suspect is in custody following a road rage, shooting incident. No injuries were reported. (Kristin Murphy/Deseret News)

(Kristin Murphy/Deseret News)

WEST VALLEY, Utah — An 18-year-old woman was shot in West Valley early Sunday morning.

Lt. Steve Burke with the West Valley Police Department says 18-year-old Andashell Orozco was shot in the shoulder at around 1:30 a.m.

Orozco was in a car on 3200 W heading to 2700 S, when nine people opened fire on the car. Burke says the nine individuals were standing on the side of the roadway.

According to Burke, the shooting was unprovoked. WVPD has no information on the suspects at this time. 

Orozco’s injuries are non-life-threatening, according to Burke.

This story will be updated as more information is available.

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18-year-old shot in the shoulder in West Valley early Sunday