15-year-old boy shot at West Valley City apartment complex, police say

Posted at 5:25 PM, May 30, 2017

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — West Valley City police responded to an apartment complex Tuesday afternoon on a report of a shooting.

A spokeswoman for WVCPD told FOX 13 the shooting incident happened at the Somerset Village Apartments, 3800 S Redwood Rd.

According to a social media post by West Valley City police, two to three people were outside the apartments when they got into an argument with people in a passing car.

Someone in that car got out of the vehicle, police said, and opened fire.

Police said a 15-year-old boy was shot in the abdomen. He was conscious and alert when he was transported to a hospital.

According to West Valley City police, the suspects fled the scene and investigators are interviewing witness and gathering evidence.

“Investigating possibility shooting is gang related,” a tweet from WVCPD said.

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