Update: Police ID 22-year-old man killed in Murray shooting

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MURRAY, Utah, Oct. 1, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Police have identified a 22-year-old man killed in a Wednesday morning shooting in Murray.

The deceased is Carlos Jhovany Huerta-Garcia, according to a statement from Murray Police Department.

“This is an active homicide investigation and there is no further information available at this time,” the MPD statement said.

Officers from multiple agencies were called to the scene near 125 E. 4800 South about 1:50 a.m. where they found Huerta-Garcia in extremely critical condition.

He was taken to Intermountain Medical Center, where sources close to the investigation say he was pronounced dead a short while later.

Police believe Huerta-Garcia and the suspect knew each other, but they have yet to make an arrest.

Investigators are asking the public, should they have any information regarding this
incident, to call 801-840-4000 and reference case MR21-31097.


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