Motel 6 shooting suspect booked into jail on multiple charges

Local News

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.


Click here to download the ABC4 Utah News app for the first alerts on your phone. Sign up for the ABC4 Utah breaking news and daily newsletters.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.