KEARNS — One person is dead and two people injured after a shooting near 5305 W. 5400 South in Kearns on Tuesday, according to Unified Police Department.
One person is in critical condition and another is in serious condition following the shooting. According to Unified Police Detective Ken Hansen, one person who was in a vehicle with a driver who was shot and killed then fled the area by carjacking another car and critically injuring the driver of that car.
Hansen said police received an intitial call around 4 p.m. reporting that a blue BMW had crashed into a wall in a church parking lot. Police learned that the driver had been fatally shot, causing the crash. Hansen said that at least one, possibly two, people then fled the blue BMW located at the south end of the parking lot and fled toward the northern end of the parking lot.
At least one person who fled the blue BMW carjacked a white Dodge Charger, leaving its driver in critical condition, Hansen said. Police think that another person may have fled and jumped the fence where the BMW originally stopped and gotten picked up again by a red Saturn.
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Hansen said that police are looking for the red Saturn and the white Dodge Charger.
This is a breaking news story and will be updated as we learn more.
Contributing: Andrew Adams, KSL TV
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