Argument over vehicle led to fatal Murray shooting

Murray Shooting
Posted at 1:47 PM, Apr 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-22 11:47:32-04

MURRAY, Utah — An argument over a vehicle allegedly led to a fatal shooting in Murray Wednesday.

Officers responded to 4500 S. Main Street around 1 p.m. and found a man laying in the road with multiple gun shot wounds.

The victim was identified by Murray Police as 39-year-old Darnell Brown.

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Passengers in Brown's car led police identify Patrick Brown as a suspect in the shooting. After officers arrived at his Midvale home, Brown surrendered and told police he had shot Darnell Brown and that the weapon was inside his residence.

During questioning, Brown said he and Darnell had an argument over a vehicle before both men left an apartment complex in separate cars. The men later collided in their vehicles at the location of the shooting.

Patrick told police that he fired his gun at the Darnell as he drove past his car.

Patrick Brown was arrested and charged with murder, three counts of aggravated assault, four counts of felony discharge of a firearm and possession of a dangerous weapon.