Update: Suspect in custody after shooting in Millcreek

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MILLCREEK, Utah, Jan. 9, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Unified Police officials have taken a suspect into custody after a shooting in Millcreek Thursday.

“Shooting at 2086 E. Sierra Ridge Ct.,” says a UPD tweet issued at 3:39 p.m.

Residents were asked to shelter in place and other individuals were asked to avoid the area.

Speaking at the scene, Unified Police Department Detective Ken Hansen said the person who was shot, a man in his 60s, was transported to an area hospital with a gunshot wound to the arm. He is in fair condition.

The suspect, an 86-year-old man, barricaded himself inside the home in the Edgemont Homes complex, and was in possession of at least one firearm. Multiple gunshots were then heard inside the home.

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A SWAT team and negotiators were called to the scene.

The suspect was successfully taken into custody just after 7 p.m. and was transported to an area hospital by ground ambulance. His condition is not known.

Hansen said the incident appeared to be part of an ongoing family dispute; it’s not clear at this time what the relationship is between the victim and the suspect.

Gephardt Daily will have more information on this breaking story as details are released.


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