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Two arrested in smoke shop shooting

Posted: 10:05 AM, Mar 19, 2012
Updated: 2012-03-20 01:37:11-04
Two arrested in smoke shop shooting

SALT LAKE CITY -- Two men were arrested early Monday morning in connection with the fatal shooting at a Salt Lake smoke shop last week.

Yelfris Sosa-Hurtado, 25, was identified by police as the shooter. Vladimir Suarez-Campos, 37, was identified as the driver of the getaway vehicle. They both have been charged with aggravated murder.

On March 14, Stephen Guadalupe Chavez, 26, was shot and killed at CJ Smoke Shop near 900 West and 800 South. Chavez was an employee of the shop and the son of the store's owner.

According to the police documents, the suspects got into a fight with the victim. They left the scene, but returned approximately 20 minutes later in a dark colored vehicle. The passenger entered the smoke shop and opened fire, killing Chavez. The suspect fled the scene after firing several rounds toward bystanders, according to a press release.

See the probable cause of arrest documents:
PDF: Yelfris Hurtado
PDF: Vladimir Suarez-Campos

Donations are being accepted at Zions Bank branches under the name Stephen Guadalupe Chavez.

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