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Arrest made in drive-by shooting of two boys in Sandy

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Posted at 9:32 AM, Apr 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-18 19:31:28-04

SANDY, Utah — Authorities have made an arrest in connection with a drive-by shooting that happened in Sandy on Friday.

18-year-old Tyson Conner Rocco was taken into police custody Saturday night and booked on charges of attempted aggravated homicide and felony discharge of a firearm.

The 12-year-old and 14-year-old boys who were shot were transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said the victims were Midvale residents. The investigation is ongoing, which includes determining the connection, if any, between the suspect and the victims.