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Man shot at West Valley City motel is expected to survive

Posted at 6:57 AM, Nov 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-14 17:00:55-05

WEST VALLEY CITY - West Valley City police detectives are investigating after a man was shot in the torso at a La Quinta Inn early Tuesday.

Authorities said the victim made his way to the lobby and told employees he had been shot in his room at about 4:15 a.m.

Police said they believe the suspect and the victim know each other.

Officials have not said if there was anyone else in the room with the victim at the time of the shooting or if they are searching for a suspect.

Police have not said if any weapons have been found in the room.

The victim is in critical condition but expected to survive.

Authorities have not confirmed the names of those involved or if they are searching for a suspect.