UPDATE: Woman shot in West Valley City, police searching for suspects

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UPDATED FRIDAY 11/26/21 4:50 p.m.

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC4) – Police have released additional information regarding an attempted robbery and shooting that occurred at a West Valley City African Braiding Salon Friday afternoon.

Around 2:30 p.m., police say a man and two women entered the salon, pulled out a gun, and demanded money. At some point during the robbery, a woman, who is an employee, was shot. All three suspects fled the scene in a dark-colored maroon sedan.

The 40-year-old woman was transported to a local hospital and is currently being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say the shooting suspect, a middle-aged Black man with dreadlocks, had two women with him who appeared to be between the ages of 16 and 18 during the alleged robbery.

Police say the robbery was targeted at the business and the community is not in danger.

Police are still searching for all three suspects.

If you have any information, call the West Valley City Police Department at 801-840-4000.

ORIGINAL STORY: UPDATE: Woman shot in West Valley City, police searching for suspect

UPDATED FRIDAY 11/26/21 3:43 p.m.

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC4) – Police are searching for a suspect who shot a woman while allegedly attempting a robbery at a West Valley City strip mall Friday afternoon.

At around 2:30 p.m., police say a Black middle-aged man with dreadlocks walked into a strip mall business located at 3580 S Redwood Road in an alleged attempted robbery.

He then shot a woman and fled from the scene in a dark-colored maroon car.

Police say the woman was transported to a local hospital and her injuries are not life-threatening. Her current condition is unknown.

Authorities are still searching for the suspect.

This story will be updated once more information becomes available.

ORIGINAL STORY: DEVELOPING: Police responding to shooting in West Valley City

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC4) – Police are responding to a shooting that occurred in West Valley City Friday afternoon.

The shooting happened at 3580 S Redwood Road and the victim is a female, dispatch confirms.

ABC4 has a crew headed to the scene to gather more information.

This story will be updated once more information becomes available.

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