Armed man arrested in emergency room at Jordan Valley Medical Center’s West Campus, police say

West Valley City police officers respond to reports of an armed man in the emergency room at Jordan Valley West Medical Center Monday night. Photo: Gephardt Daily/Monico Garza/SLCScanner

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah, Nov. 15, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — West Valley City Police arrested an armed man at Jordan Valley Medical Center’s West Valley Campus Monday night after his girlfriend allegedly alerted medical personal that he was carrying a gun.

Police were first called to the medical center’s emergency room about 8 p.m. after the woman reportedly passed a note to nurses saying she felt unsafe.

Multiple units arrived the hospital and quickly located the man, and confirmed was armed.

Investigators believe the couple may have been involved in a previous domestic incident.

Gephardt Daily will update the story as more information becomes available.


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