Ogden man arrested after shots fired in early morning argument

Devante Mack. Photo Courtesy: Weber County Sheriff's Office

OGDEN, Utah, Aug. 12, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — An Ogden man was arrested in connection with a verbal altercation that ended in shots being fired early Sunday morning, officials said.

Devante Mack, 23, was booked into jail on charges of aggravated assault, discharge of a firearm, obstruction of justice, failure to stop at the command of a police officer, possession of a firearm by a restricted person and criminal mischief, according to a news release from Ogden Police Department on Facebook.

Officers were on a foot patrol of downtown 25th Street when they heard what sounded like a firearm being discharged at approximately 1:50 a.m., the news release said.

“Officers responded quickly to the 100 block of 25th Street,” the news release said. “Upon arrival, officers discovered that there had been a verbal altercation between two males. During the altercation, one of the males drew a firearm and fired rounds. It appears at this time that no individuals were injured in the exchange.”

Officers identified Mack as a person of interest; he was located in the area, taken into custody and interviewed.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing. 

Officials did not say what led to the altercation.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.


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