Man shot, killed in West Valley City neighborhood; victim found in front of home

West Valley City police are at the scene of a shooting homicide on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021. Photo: Gephardt Daily

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah, Oct. 4, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Police say a man was shot and killed Monday morning in a West Valley City neighborhood.

According to a statement by West Valley City PD, officers responded to reports of gunfire near 3800 S. 4200 West at 7:10 a.m. When first responders arrived, they found the victim lying on the ground. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police stressed it was very early in the investigation and they were in the process of quickly gathering information by interviewing witnesses and gathering other evidence.

Investigators said there was no reason to believe the suspect or suspects were still in the area.

Police are asking anyone with information in the case to call the West Valley Police Department at 801-840-4000.


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