Two arrested in gang-related shooting in West Valley City


WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – Police arrested a teen and a man after a gang-related shooting in West Valley City Wednesday night.

It happened around 9:40 p.m. near 3184 South Hammonton Circle.

West Valley City Police tells ABC4 News a 15-year-old teen and 26-year-old man got into an argument and then started shooting at each other.

According to police, the teen got in a stolen car and left the scene.

Police later found the car and a chase started. Officers were able to spike the car and took him into custody.

Back at the scene, West Valley City Police Officers found 26-year-old Travis Amituanai.

He says the teen shot at him first and acted in self defense. Police took him into custody.

Nobody was injured during the shooting.

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