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3 teens injured in Sandy drive-by shooting; one in critical condition

Posted at 6:34 AM, Jul 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-27 11:01:09-04

SANDY, Utah — Three teenagers were injured during a drive-by shooting outside an apartment complex in Sandy around 3:25 a.m. Tuesday.

The shooting happened in the area of 8575 S 300 E.

A spokesman for the Sandy police department said all three teenage victims were taken to the hospital.

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The victims ages were 13, 18, and 19.

The 19-year-old suffered two gunshot wounds, one to the chest and one to the thigh. He was listed in critical condition.

The other two victims were listed in stable condition.

A police spokesman said they were looking into a "strong possibility" that the shooting was gang related.

Investigators were interviewing witnesses and processing the crime scene. No suspect description was released.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.