UPDATE: Ogden man dies in Midvale motel shooting

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6/28/21 12:00 p.m.

MIDVALE, Utah (ABC4) – According to the Department of Public Safety, the victim of the Midvale shooting has died.

Officials state 30-year-old Tyler Allen Williams of Ogden passed early Monday morning due to the extent of his injuries.

6/27/21 5:30 p.m.

MIDVALE, Utah (ABC4) – Court documents are providing additional insight into the near-deadly shooting in Midvale, Sunday.

According to the Unified Police Department on June 27, officers responded to the address of 7263 South Catalpa Street, for reports of a shooting that had just occurred. The officers were informed that there was one injured man who had been shot and was screaming, and another man who was seen running from the scene.

Arresting documents state that officers quickly rushed to the scene, and located the 30-year-old victim. Officers say the victim is currently in surgery at IMC and is not expected to survive.

Police were able to apprehend the suspect, 26-year-old Lorenzo D’angelo Parker, shortly after.

Court documents state that a witness informed officers that all the parties were originally drinking in one of the motel rooms, and were also arguing throughout the night.

Police say, as the men continued arguing, “at some point the victim grabbed two metal stakes from a grassy area on the northwest lawn of the Motel 6 and began to go after Parker with them. Parker pointed the gun at the victim and pulled the trigger, but it did not fire.”

Officers say Parker then cycled the gun, pointed it at the victim again and pulled the trigger. The victim began screaming and running away, until he collapsed in the west portion of the parking lot.

Arresting documents state that 26-year-old Lorenzo D’angelo Parker currently is facing charges for felony discharge of a firearm, aggravated assault, and escape from official custody.

6/27/21 1:30 p.m.

MIDVALE, Utah (ABC4) – A suspect is in custody and one was left wounded after a shooting in Midvale, early Sunday morning.

According to the Unified Police Department, on June 27, officers were dispatched to 7263 South Catalpa, a motel in Midvale, for reports of a shots fired.

Officers say, upon arrival, a person was discovered wounded and transported to an area hospital in critical condition. A suspect was also apprehended and taken into custody.

According to court documents, the suspect has been identified as 26-year-old Lorenzo D’angelo Parker.

Further details are unknown at this time.

The scene remains under investigation.

ABC4 will update as the story develops.

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