Suspect in Holladay murder turns himself in

Posted at 6:43 AM, Jun 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-08 08:45:13-04

MIDVALE, Utah — The subject of a SWAT standoff Wednesday morning in Midvale has surrendered to police.

A SWAT team cleared a home near 7800 S and 700 W Wednesday morning.

Wanted murder suspect 19-year-old Keison Kuykendall

Wanted murder suspect 19-year-old Keison Kuykendall

Unified Police said 19-year-old Keison Kuykendall was believed to be inside the home, but they discovered that was not the case.

Kuykendall is suspected of murder after a man was killed and another shot in Holladay a couple of weeks ago.

Police have already arrested 19-year-old Damian Garcia and Josh Nguyen in the murder of 46-year-old Darrin Jackson and the shooting of his son.

Jackson's son is expected to recover.

According to Unified Police Lt. Lex Bell, Kuykendall is a known Kearns Town Blood Gang member.

The SWAT incident started at 1 a.m. and lasted several hours. Streets are back open in the area. Police say media coverage of the SWAT incident is what pressured Kuykendall to turn himself in.

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