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WVPD: 16-year-old boy shot, injured following shooting on S. 5710 West



West Valley City, UTAH – According to the statement, the shooting occurred right before 4 a.m. early Thursday morning.

It happened on S. 5710 West.

West Valley Police Department officials said that the juvenile victim was walking near a park when he was approached by the suspect’s vehicle and shot.

At the time, a citizen strolling nearby heard and saw part of the event and called the authorities.

The 16-year-old suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The victim’s identity has not yet been released.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.