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Unified Police identify woman killed in Midvale shooting

Shooting at Winco
Posted at 3:20 PM, Nov 09, 2020

MIDVALE, Utah — Unified Police released the name of a woman who was shot to death near a Winco grocery store in Midvale Friday evening.

The victim was 39-year-old Teresa Marie Alires of Salt Lake City.

Police said a second victim was treated at a hospital, then released to Adult Probation & Parole for a parole violation.

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The shooting incident occurred shortly before 6 p.m. near 7200 S 700 W.

According to UPD spokeswoman Melody Gray, the male victim ran to the Winco grocery store and sought help. Grocery store employees applied a tourniquet to stop the bleeding and called emergency services.

"Great on their part to think of that and to take that immediate quick action and apply that medical care was awesome work on their part," Gray said.

Witnesses told police a man in dark-colored clothing and a woman in a floral shirt and jeans were seen leaving the area.

Police are now looking for a white 2005 Cadillac CTS in connection with the shooting.

Anyone with information that may help investigators solve the case is urged to call Unified Police at 801-743-7000.