SUNDAY 04/28/21 5:45 p.m.
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – According to official reports, one of the suspects involved in the alleged murder of 18-year-old Lewis Orlando Jensen has been moved to an adult detention center.
As of March 23, legal documents identify the now 18-year-old suspect as Deivi Prado.
Officials say Prado has since been transferred over to an adult detention center.
The second suspect, in this case, was also a juvenile at the time of this incident. According to court documents, Prado is the one who allegedly fired the gun, no additional information was given on the second suspect.
ABC4 will update as the story develops.
ORIGINAL STORY: 18-year-old killed in West Valley City shooting, two suspects in custody
WEDNESDAY 05/20/20 9:22 a.m.
UPDATE: Officials with the West Valley City Police Department have identified the victim in Saturday’s shooting homicide as 18-year-old Lewis Orlando Jensen.
Police say the suspects, in this case, both juveniles, are in custody after detectives were able to locate the second suspect Tuesday night.
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – An 18-year-old male is dead after a shooting at Kings Point Park in West Valley City.
Police will release his name once family is notified.
Investigators say the shooting happened around 6:10 p.m. Saturday evening.
It was after two groups decided to meet at the park to settle a disagreement.
“Our suspect got out of the car,” said Lt. Justin Wyckoff. “He was a passenger in a car we were told so far. He fired a couple of shots. The first shot was over the head. It appears that our victim tried to intervene and wrestle the gun and was shot in the process.”
Police say it’s still early in this investigation, and this appears to be a targeted shooting.
They don’t believe there’s a threat to the public.
They’re asking anyone with information to call 801-840-4000.
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