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.