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Suspect named after shooting in Murray that left one in critical condition

Posted at 4:41 PM, Jan 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-29 22:54:15-05

MURRAY, Utah - 18-year-old Tyler Dalton was arrested, 45 minutes after a shooting in Murray Monday afternoon.

According to Officer Kenny Bass with the Murray Police Department, Dalton and another man were arguing at the Brick Gate Apartments in Monday around 1:45 p.m.  During the argument, Bass said that Dalton allegedly pulled out a gun, and shot the other in the head.

The victim was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. Shortly after the shooting, Dalton allegedly fled on a nearby TRAX train, Bass said. Information on how police located the suspect, or where Dalton was apprehended was not clear.

Police were still trying to determine an exact motive for the shooting Monday afternoon. The victim had not been named by at the time of this report.

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