CRIME, POLICE + COURTS

One man in the hospital following shooting in Tooele Friday night

Feb 26, 2023, 1:00 AM | Updated: 1:10 pm
shooting in Tooele...
A Tooele police vehicle is pictured in Tooele on Monday, Dec. 28, 2020. One man is in the hospital with a leg injury after a shooting in Tooele Friday night. (Steve Griffin, Deseret News)
(Steve Griffin, Deseret News)

TOOELE, Utah — One man is in the hospital with a leg injury after a shooting in Tooele Friday night.

Cpl. Colbey Bentley with Tooele City Police Department says police were dispatched after a reported shooting at 11:25 p.m. According to Bentley, the shooting took place at White’s Trailer Park, located at 1120 W. Utah Ave.

Police say the 24-year-old male victim had been in a “feud” over the past year with the suspect, 24-year-old Brandon Martinez.

Martinez, allegedly, entered the victim’s home without permission Friday night. Following this, the two began to argue leading to Martinez pulling out a handgun and shooting the victim once in the leg.

After this, Bentley says Martinez fled the residence on foot. Though after he fled, police were able to track him down and take him into custody without incident.

Following his arrest, Martinez was booked into the Tooele County Jail.

Bentley says the victim was transferred to a Salt Lake City hospital. He is in stable condition and expected to make a full recovery, police say.

Keep reading

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Send it to the KSL NewsRadio team here.

Today’s Top Stories

Crime, Police + Courts

Pictured is one of two guns seized by police at Highland High School on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Sal...
Mark Jones

Salt Lake City Police to host gun buy-back event on Saturday

A gun buy-back event will be held Saturday, March 25. It is being put on by the Salt Lake City Police Department.
1 day ago
Former President Donald J. Trump watches the NCAA Wrestling Championships, Saturday, March 18, 2023...
Mark Jones

D2 gets to the bottom of the impending arrest of former President Trump

Dave and Dujanovic talk to a reporter from NewsNation about the looming arrest of former President Trump.
1 day ago
As shoplifting is on the rise in the United States, retailers small and large look into using facia...
Waverly Golden

Shoplifting continues to grow nationally, facial recognition may help

As shoplifting is on the rise in the United States, retailers small and large look into using facial recognition as a solution.
1 day ago
Police crime scene tape. A Springville murder marks the third in a week....
Andi Babineau, CNN

2 students injured in high school shooting outside of Dallas

The suspected shooter was taken into custody, according to the statement. Police do not believe the suspect entered the building.
1 day ago
Former President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference at the Hilton ...
Analysis by Stephen Collinson, CNN

Why a Trump indictment would have huge political and national implications

  (CNN) — America’s political and legal institutions are bracing for their next extreme test posed by former President Donald Trump. Trump’s prediction on Saturday that he could be arrested this week — and his attempt to ignite a preemptive backlash — made what had been the theoretical prospect of an ex-president and 2024 candidate being criminally charged […]
1 day ago
Juab County fatal cax...
Devin Oldroyd

16-year-old dead, 2 other teens injured in fatal crash in Juab County

A 16-year-old boy is dead after a fatal crash in Juab County Saturday. Four teens were in the vehicle during the crash. Two sustained injuries.
2 days ago

Sponsored Articles

Cheerful young woman writing an assignment while sitting at desk between two classmates during clas...
BYU EMBA at the Marriott School of Business

Hear it Firsthand: 6 Students Share Their Executive MBA Experience at BYU’s Marriott School of Business

The Executive MBA program at BYU offers great opportunities. Hear experiences straight from students enrolled in the program.
Skier being towed by a rider on a horse. Skijoring....
Bear Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau

Looking for a new winter activity? Try skijoring in Bear Lake

Skijoring is when someone on skis is pulled by a horse, dog, animal, or motor vehicle. The driver leads the skiers through an obstacle course over jumps, hoops, and gates.
Banner with Cervical Cancer Awareness Realistic Ribbon...
Intermountain Health

Five common causes of Cervical Cancer – and what you can do to lower your risk

January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness month and cancer experts at Intermountain Health are working to educate women about cervical cancer.
Kid holding a cisco fish at winterfest...
Bear Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau

Get ready for fun at the 2023 Bear Lake Monster Winterfest

The Bear Lake Monster Winterfest is an annual weekend event jam-packed full of fun activities the whole family can enjoy.
happy friends with sparklers at christmas dinner...
Macey's

15 easy Christmas dinner ideas

We’ve scoured the web for you and narrowed down a few of our favorite Christmas dinner ideas to make your planning easy.
Spicy Homemade Loaded Taters Tots...
Macey's

5 Game Day Snacks for the Whole Family (with recipes!)

Try these game day snacks to make watching football at home with your family feel like a special occasion. 
One man in the hospital following shooting in Tooele Friday night