UPDATE: Suspects in custody in deadly Orem shooting

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THURSDAY 6/3/2021 7:56 a.m.

OREM, Utah (ABC4) – Two brothers have been taken into custody for this incident, according to court documents.

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1 person dead, 2 hospitalized after Orem shooting

WEDNESDAY 6/2/21 9:20 p.m.

OREM, Utah (ABC4) – One person is dead and two others are in critical condition after a shooting in Orem, Wednesday evening.

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According to Sgt. Brian Luangsawasdi with the Orem Police Department, officers responded to a report of a possible shooting at a church near the Canal Trail at 165 E. and 1780 N. around 6:53 p.m.

They were then notified of a victim of a shooting located at 1274 N. State Street.

Officers arrived on scene and found three people suffering from gunshot wounds inside a vehicle.

Two people were transported to a local hospital in critical condition. Another person, who police say was a passenger in the vehicle, was pronounced dead on the scene, Sgt. Luangsawasdi tells ABC4.

Detectives are investigating two active scenes at this time.

Police believe the shooting occurred at 165 E. and 1780 N. in Orem and the victims drove to 1274 N. State Street where they were later found by police.

Authorities say the victim and suspect appeared to have known each other. According to Sgt. Luangsawasdi, the shooting is believed to have stemmed from a “drug deal gone bad.”

Investigators say they have identified a possible suspect, but they are not currently in custody. The suspect is believed to have been driving a white four-door passenger vehicle.

State Street was briefly closed from 1200 N to 1600 N while authorities investigated the scene.

The identities of the victims and possible suspect have not yet been released. Police are asking the public to check their home security cameras or doorbell cameras for any footage that could aid in the investigation.

Original Story: Police investigating shooting in Orem

WEDNESDAY 6/2/2021 7:31 p.m.

OREM, Utah (ABC4) – Police are responding to a shooting in Orem Wednesday evening.

According to Orem Police Dispatch, the shooting took place at 1780 N. 165 E.

Police are also on the scene of an incident at 1200 North State Street in Orem. It is unclear if the two incidents are related.

No further information has been released.

This is a developing story. It will be updated as more information becomes available.

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