KEARNS/WEST JORDAN, Utah, Dec. 16, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — A fugitive wanted in a Kearns area shooting was taken into custody Thursday night.
Detective Jerry Valdez of the Unified Police Metro Gang Unit told Gephardt Daily detectives with the Metro Gang Unit and Direct Enforcement Unit were in Kearns when they saw a vehicle in which Jorge Barerra was a passenger.
The vehicle was followed and was stopped for an unrelated incident at about 9:15 p.m. near 7750 S. 4000 West in West Jordan.
Barerra was taken into custody and was transported to Salt Lake County Metro Jail, where he may be facing a charge of attempted homicide.
The driver of the vehicle was briefly detained and released.
Gephardt Daily will update this story as more information becomes available.