Woman, teen arrested in Riverdale fatal shooting, police still seek third suspect

Liam H. Gale (right). Photos: Gephardt Daily/Nancy Van Valkenburg; Riverdale Police/Facebook

RIVERDALE, Utah, Dec. 25, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — Police have made two arrests and are seeking the public’s help in locating a third suspect in an early Friday morning shooting that killed one person and critically wounded another in Riverdale.

The deceased victim has been identified as Trevor Anthony Martin, age 36, according to a news release by Riverdale Police on Facebook.

The second victim, a 42-year-old woman, remains hospitalized Friday night. Her name has not been released.

Brittany Rogers, 31, has been arrested and is facing charges of murder, attempted murder, aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary, and obstruction of justice.

Also under arrest is a 16-year-old boy whose name has not been released because of his juvenile status. He is facing charges of aggravated murder, attempted aggravated murder, aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary, and obstruction of justice.

Police are currently looking for a third suspect, identified as Liam H. Gale.

Gale is a Black male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 195 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.

Anyone who sees Liam H. Gale or who has any information regarding the shooting incident should contact Riverdale police at 801-395-8221 or 4580 S. Weber River Drive, or call 911.

Riverdale police believe Liam Gale, a murder suspect, is driving this silver 2004 Mitsubishi Galant, with license plate F936PB. Photo: Riverdale PD/Facebook

Officers from Riverdale Police and the Weber County Sheriff’s Office were called to a residence in the Riverdale Manufactured-Home Community, at 5100 S. 1050 West, at about 3:22 a.m. after emergency dispatchers received a 911 call saying people had been shot.

When police arrived at one of the homes, they found the wounded man and woman, both of whom were reported in extremely critical condition.

The male victim was rushed to McKay-Dee Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short while later. The female victim was taken to Ogden Regional Medical Center.

Gephardt Daily will update this story as more information is released.


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