UPDATE: Teen, a ‘documented gang member,’ arrested after deadly West Jordan crash, shooting

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MONDAY 5/10/2021 2:13 p.m.

WEST JORDAN, Utah (ABC4) – Police say a teenager is in custody after a driver was shot and killed in West Jordan late Sunday night.

According to West Jordan Police, a multi-vehicle crash was reported on Redwood Road. When they arrived, they found one of the drivers had been shot.

That victim has been identified as 19-year-old Caeser Manenche.

Witnesses tell police two cars were racing or chasing each other when shots were fired from one of the cars.

City officials say police have located the suspect’s vehicle and arrested a 16-year-old “documented gang member” who allegedly had an ongoing feud with Manenche.

West Jordan Police have determined this was a targeted act and are following leads on others who were involved.

Original Story: Driver dead after West Jordan crash, shooting

MONDAY 5/10/2021 6:06 a.m.

WEST JORDAN, Utah (ABC4) – Police are investigating a deadly shooting and multi-vehicle crash in West Jordan.

According to West Jordan Police, a multi-vehicle crash was reported on Redwood Road late Sunday night. When they arrived, they found one of the drivers had been shot.

Police tell ABC4 the 19-year-old victim has died.

The alleged shooter fled the scene and West Jordan Police say they are searching for a silver or gray Chrysler 300 with possible front end damage.

Police report they are investigating this as a possible homicide.

Witnesses tell police two cars were racing or chasing each other when shots were fired from one of the cars. West Jordan Police are now reviewing the scene, which covers about a quarter-mile, working to gather evidence.

Police say there is no ongoing threat to the community.

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