WEST POINT, Utah (ABC 4 News) - Just after 10 p.m. Saturday, the Davis County Sheriff's Office and Clinton Police Department responded to several calls of shots fired in the area of 412 North 2000 West in West Point.
Karl Myles, 26, was booked into Davis County Jail on suspicion of aggravated assault and possession of a stolen firearm.
According to Davis County Police, arriving deputies discovered a vehicle that appeared to have been involved in a motor vehicle crash in front of the residence, as well as a man stumbling near the sidewalk at the same location.
Deputies apprehended three individuals in the car in front of the residence and administered first aid to the stumbling male. Officials say the victim was found to have a gunshot wound to his upper chest and a large amount of blunt trauma to his face.
Early evaluations also suggested the victim had 2 possible grazing wounds to his face.
The vehicle involved in the crash was determined to have been hit by a vehicle driven by a friend of the suspect as the friend was fleeing the scene.
Further investigation revealed the suspect involved in the shooting had left the scene on foot, hopping fences, and at some point discarding the weapon in the backyard of a nearby residence. The weapon was later determined to have been stolen out of the Ogden area.
Davis County Police say the victim, a man in his early 30's, was taken to a local trauma center and underwent surgery. He remains in a medically induced coma Sunday morning and is listed in 'serious but stable' condition.
Police say there are early indications that the victim was a member of a possible gang out of Ogden, but this has not yet been confirmed by detectives.
As of Sunday morning, the suspect in the shooting had been taken into custody.
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