WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – Police say they have arrested an 18-year-old suspect allegedly involved in a shooting late Sunday night in West Valley City.
Arresting documents state police were called on a report of shots fired to the Overlook Point Apartments near 4600 South and 2800 West. While en-route to the area, a victim showed up at IMC in Murray with a gunshot wound to the back of his shoulder.
The victim told doctors he was shot at the apartment complex in West Valley City.
Documents further state when officers arrived at the complex, they observed a dark sedan matching the description given by the victim drive into the area. When officers made contact with the occupants of the vehicle, a male, later identified as Casey Demie ran from the vehicle.
After a short foot pursuit officers were able to safely take Demie into custody.
During the course of the investigation, detectives learned Demie fired a 9mm handgun 11 times at a person and vehicle, striking the victim one time in the shoulder.
After being arrested, Demie was found to be carrying two handguns, both 9mm, small baggies used for carrying controlled substances, and a marijuana cartridge.
One of the firearms police confiscated was a 9mm with an extended magazine that held 30 rounds. The magazine still had 19 rounds in it, according to police.
11 spent casings from a 9mm gun were located at the scene.
Demie originally told police the victim shot at him first and he fired back. The victim told officers he was shot while running away and getting into his vehicle.
Demie faces multiple felony charges including 10 third-degree felony counts of dicharge of a firearm, three third-degree felony counts of possession of a firearm by a restricted person and aggravated assault and misdemeanor charges of fleeing from police, interfering with an arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia.