West Valley Police investigating after woman shot during robbery

West Valley City Police vehicle. File photo: Gephardt Daily/Monico Garza/SLCScanner

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah, Nov. 26, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — West Valley Police officers are investigating after a woman was shot during a robbery Friday afternoon.

“Investigators are on the scene of a robbery in which one person was shot,” said a tweet from West Valley City Police Department. “The incident occurred at about 2:30 p.m. at the African Braiding Salon at 3580 S. Redwood Road. A man and two women entered the salon, brandished a gun and demanded money.”

At some point during the robbery a 40-year-old woman was shot. The victim is being treated at an area hospital for non life-threatening injuries.

The suspects are described as a middle aged Black man and two Black women in their late teens. They were seen leaving in a maroon colored sedan.

Detectives are gathering evidence and interviewing witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to call WVCPD at 801-840-4000.

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


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