Police: Self-admitted gang member randomly fires shots in Kearns neighborhood

Geronimo Cuara-Circutin. Photo Courtesy: Salt Lake County

KEARNS, Utah, May 28, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — A self-admitted gang member was arrested after randomly firing shots in a Kearns neighborhood Sunday, officials said.

A probable cause statement from the Third District Court of Salt Lake County said Geronimo Cuara-Circutin, 27, is facing five charges of felony discharge of a firearm, a third-degree felony.

According to the statement, Cuara-Circutin was seen walking down Jarrad Street in Kearns and shooting three rounds. He was seen by witnesses and caught on surveillance video, the statement said.

Cuara-Circutin then walked north on Parkwood Drive and was seen by witnesses shooting another round, the statement said, then continued down Coriander Drive and shot another round. Again multiple witnesses saw him shooting.

“The A/P (accused person) then ran and was seen crouching down behind a truck in the Carrington Square apartments,” the statement said.

A K-9 officer located a handgun stashed under the front bumper of the truck.

“It should be noted A/P is a self admitted Dogtown gangster,” the statement added. His charges will be enhanced as gang involved, officials said.

No one was injured as a result of the incident.

Cuara-Circutin was was transported to the Salt Lake County Jail with his bail set at $100,000.


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