Update: Police release surveillance video of alleged suspect after fatal shooting in Ogden

OGDEN, Utah, March 1, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Police have released surveillance video of an alleged suspect after the owner of Ogden’s Super Grocery was shot and killed at his business Sunday night.

A Facebook post at 5:45 p.m. Monday says: “The Ogden Police Department has released video surveillance footage of the suspect that was involved in the homicide at 675 N. Monroe. We are asking for the community’s assistance in identifying the suspect. In the video, the suspect is wearing a blue surgical mask, black gloves, a gray Oakland Raiders hoodie, black sweat-type pants, and dark-colored shoes. There appears to be white lettering on the left pant leg.

“Investigators believe that the suspect may be 16-25 years old. If you have any information regarding the suspect or the incident, please contact Ogden City Police detectives at 801-629-8228. If you observe the suspect, please do not make contact and dial 911.”

The suspect is a man who entered Super Grocery, 675. N. Monroe Blvd., at 11:50 p.m. Sunday, says a statement released Monday morning by the Ogden Police Department.

“The preliminary investigation revealed that the unknown suspect and the victim communicated for a short period of time and at one point, the suspect fired a pistol at the victim, striking him,” the statement says. “The victim succumbed to his injuries on scene.

“The unknown suspect immediately fled from the business and ran northwest out of the parking lot.”

The victim is identified as 65-year-old Satnam Singh. His next of kin have been notified, the police statement says.

This is an ongoing investigation, police said. The Ogden City Police detectives, along with the Weber County Homicide Task Force, the Ogden City Police ATAC, and Weber County CSI are conducting the investigation and processing the crime scene.

“The exact motive for the shooting is unknown,” the statement says. “If anyone has any information regarding this incident or can provide Ring doorbell camera footage or home security footage, please contact Ogden City detectives.”

Police on the scene of a ‘suspicious death’ at the Ogden Super Grocery convenience store at 675. N. Monroe Blvd Photo: Gephardt Daily/Nancy Van Valkenburg


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