Motel 6 shooting suspect booked into jail on multiple charges

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MIDVALE, Utah (ABC4 News) – A man has been booked into the Salt Lake County Jail stemming from a shooting Wednesday morning at a Motel 6.

Unified Police responded to reports on gunshots in the Midvale area at around 2:30 A.M.

According to UPD, 56-year-old Micheal Wes Burke was taken into custody at the S&S Storage located at 6850 South 400 West.

Following the UPD’s investigation, Burke was booked on several charges such as:

  • Aggravated Assault with Serious Bodily Injury
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Felony discharge of a firearm
  • Possession of a firearm by a restricted person
  • Robbery

Amid the investigation, it was also discovered that Burke may be responsible for 2 bank robberies. One bank in Murray and another in Kearns, the FBI is handling that case.

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