Man dead in West Jordan shooting; police find victim lying in street

Police investigators on the scene of an early morning homicide in West Jordan, Nov. 19, 2020. Photo: Gephardt Daily/Monico Garza/SLCScanner

WEST JORDAN, Nov. 19, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — West Jordan police are investigating a  fatal shooting in a neighborhood near 6800 S. 5200 West.

Police were first called to the scene near the intersection of Sparrowtail Rd. and Emma Sue Circle about 2:30 a.m. Thursday with reports of shots fired.

When officers arrived they found a man lying dead in the street.

A suspect vehicle was reported leaving the area although police have yet to release a description.

No word yet on the victim’s identity.

Gephardt Daily has a crew on scene and will update this developing story as more information is made available.


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