UTAH COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – The suspect of the fatal shooting that occurred in Springville on May 21 has been charged.

Hunter Ryan Lamoreaux is facing one count of Murder, a first-degree felony, in relation to the death of Gregory Schaffer.

At this time Lamoreaux is being held in the Utah County Jail without bail. He was initially arrested in the Springville Police Station when he requested to speak with police. The investigation is currently ongoing.

“Our office reviewed the evidence provided to make a determination on the charges we are seeking against the accused. Additional matters are under investigation as we bring this case to trial,” said David O. Leavitt, Utah County Attorney.

ORIGINAL STORY: Springville murder suspect arrested, victim’s neighbor

May 22, 2022 / 8:41 PM

SPRINGVILLE, Utah (ABC4) – A suspect has been arrested in relation to a homicide in Springville on Saturday. 

Officers with the Springville Police Department where dispatched to the area on reports of gunshots. When they arrived on scene they found the victim, a 42-year-old-man, already deceased an lying on the home’s front porch with multiple bullet wounds.

Lance Haight with the Springville Police Department (SPD) told ABC4 that Hunter Lamoreaux, 25, of Orem has been arrested and faces charges of murder and felony discharge of a firearm. 

SPD notes that Lamoreaux was known to the victim as a neighbor. 

At this time, the identity of the victim is being withheld at the family’s request.