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Layton shooting leaves one dead, one injured

Jun 7, 2024, 6:45 AM | Updated: 7:26 am

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LAYTON, Utah — One person is dead and another wounded in a shooting in Layton.

According to Sgt. Beavers with with the Layton Police Department, police received a call around 11:30 p.m. on Thursday evening with reports of of shots fired. The incident took place in the area of 527 E. Kirk St.

Police located a man with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds who was transported to a local hospital. Additionally. an adult male was discovered in the backyard who had been killed.

“No one’s been taken a custody at this point as we’re still in the beginning phases of the investigation,” said Sgt. Beavers. 

Authorities do not think there is any danger to the public.

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Layton shooting leaves one dead, one injured