Police identify victim found dead from gunshots near South Salt Lake WinCo supermarket

"Person of interest" detained for questioning
Posted at 5:11 AM, May 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-11 00:41:57-04

SOUTH SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — A man was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds outside a WinCo supermarket in South Salt Lake around midnight on Tuesday morning.

The victim, later identified as 27-year-old Romero Charles Stevens, was found in the intersection of Main Street and West Utopia Avenue (about 2200 South).

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Tuesday evening, South Salt Lake Police released photos of a car that they believe may be involved. They later posted an update that they had found the car in question and had taken a "person of interest" in for questioning. The individual's name was not released.

Police said they believe the occupants in this vehicle were "known associates" of Stevens, but they did not provide further information.

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