UPDATE: Sandy Police investigating after teenager found shot after reports of erratic driver

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Sandy Police are investigating after a teenager was found with a gunshot wound in his vehicle after crashing it late Sunday night. Police say they first received reports of an erratic driver before finding the crashed vehicle. (Sandy Police)

MONDAY 8/16/2021 1:34 p.m.

SANDY, Utah (ABC4) – Sandy Police are asking for the community’s help after a teenager was found with a gunshot wound in his car.

Police say they were notified of an erratic driver northbound on 700 E. The vehicle later crashed around 8600 S 700 E where officers found the driver, a 17-year-old, with a gunshot wound.

He was taken to the hospital and is now in critical but stable condition.

It is unknown where the shooting took place and Sandy Police say they have no suspect description.

If you have any information, Sandy Police want to speak with you. You can contact them at 801-799-3000.

ORIGINAL STORY: Police: Driver shot in Sandy, incident under investigation

MONDAY 8/16/2021 6:54 a.m.

SANDY, Utah (ABC4) – A 17-year-old is hospitalized after police say he was shot in Sandy.

Sandy Police say the teenager was in his car when the shooting happened near 300 East Pioneer Avenue around 10 p.m. The car then crashed in the area.

Limited details are available at this time, but police say the teenager was reportedly driving northbound and swerving before he hit a sign.

ABC4 is working to gather additional information and will update this story as more becomes available.

This is the second shooting in less than a week along East Pioneer Ave.

On Friday, Sandy Police say a woman was grazed by a bullet in a drive-by shooting.

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