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Man arrested after killing friend in West Valley City

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Posted at 6:59 AM, Mar 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-23 12:38:43-04

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — A night of drinking ended with a man shooting and killing his friend in West Valley City early Tuesday.

Police say two men, Glen Hogue and Troy Frampton, were drinking inside a motorhome in the 1500 block of West Claybourne Avenue when an argument began just before 1 a.m. During the altercation, Hogue shot Frampton after he said he was physically attacked.

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Hogue told police he shot Frampton in self-defense, but officials say the evidence does not support his claim and arrested Hogue for homicide.

Medical personnel were unable to revive Frampton upon arriving on the scene.