Police: Kaysville shooting suspect dead, victim in critical condition
Updated: 9/22/2012 2:59 pm | Published: 9/21/2012 3:45 pm
KAYSVILLE, Utah (ABC 4 News) - A tenant suspected of a shooting a Kaysville maintenance worker at an apartment complex is dead.
The shooting occurred around 2:30 pm on Friday at the Francis Peak Apartments on 600 W. Mutton Hollow Road.
Police said a 47-year-old tenant and maintenance worker got into a verbal argument, which escalated to the shooting. The tenant fired several rounds at the worker.
Authorities identified the maintenance worker at 51-year-old Steve Bailey. Bailey has at least six wounds to his body and is in critical condition at a local hospital.
The shooting was interrupted by a witnesses who tried to took out his own weapon and fired at the shooter. The man turned himself into authorities and was released after questioning.
SWAT members sent a robot into the shooter's apartment after they barricaded the scene. They found the 47-year-old white male dead inside his own apartment.
It is unclear if the gunshot wounds were from the witness or self-inflicted.
Authorities are trying to notify next of kin before releasing the man's identity.
Some of the surrounding areas were evacuated while some residents closer to the scene are being told to stay in their residences.
Police said they located the 51-year-old suspect dead inside his apartment at the Francis Peak complex.
Police tell ABC 4 the shooting victim is in critical condition.
Stay with ABC 4 and ABC4.com for more on this developing story.
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