West Valley police on scene of fatal stabbing at apartment building

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WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah, Oct. 24, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Officials responded to the scene of a fatal stabbing in West Valley City Thursday evening.

A tweet from West Valley City Police Department at 9:20 p.m. said: “We are on the scene of a stabbing at an apartment complex at 4000 S. Redwood Road. An adult male is deceased. Suspect(s) outstanding. Investigation and search for suspect(s) underway.”

The stabbing occurred at approximately 8:15 p.m. inside the apartment building, officials said. The victim is thought to be in his 20s.

A complainant then called police and said a suspect or suspects may have shot at a truck in a Walgreens parking lot on Redwood Road after the stabbing, then gone to another apartment complex near the site of the stabbing. Officials are now searching that area.

Gephardt Daily is working to gather more information and will have more on this developing story as information is made available.

Anyone that witnessed anything suspicious in that area at that time is asked to call the WVCPD on 801-840-4000.


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