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Man Killed and Another Injured in Shooting Incident in Sandy, Utah
A tragic incident unfolded in Sandy, Utah, in the early hours of Monday, February 12, resulting in the death of one man and the hospitalization of another. According to the Sandy Police Department, what started as a fight between four individuals quickly escalated into a shooting.
Sgt. Greg Moffitt, who provided details of the incident to ABC4, stated that the shooting occurred around 3:30 a.m. near the intersection of 7800 South and 635 East. The exact circumstances leading to the altercation and subsequent gunfire are still under investigation.
During the altercation, at least one person produced a firearm, leading to shots being fired. Tragically, a man in his 30s sustained fatal injuries as a result of the shooting. Another man in his 20s was also shot and has been transported to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. The extent of his injuries has not been disclosed at this time.
The Sandy Police Department has taken two individuals into custody in connection with the incident. However, the investigation is still ongoing, and further details are yet to be released.
As a result of the ongoing investigation, it is anticipated that there may be some impact on travel to Union Middle School and East Sandy Elementary, both of which are in close proximity to the scene of the shooting. Commuters and parents of students attending these schools are advised to consider alternate routes if necessary.
This tragic incident serves as a reminder of the importance of community safety and the need for continued efforts to prevent such acts of violence. The Sandy Police Department is committed to thoroughly investigating this incident and bringing those responsible to justice.
ABC4 will continue to closely follow this developing story and provide updates as more information becomes available..