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One man killed, two wounded in shooting in Utah: police

(Reuters) – One man was killed and two other men were wounded in a shooting outside Salt Lake City on Tuesday, and police said were looking for whoever carried out the attack.

The shooting occurred in a residential neighborhood of West Valley City, West Valley City police said in a statement on Twitter. No further information of the victims was provided.

“Suspect(s) not in custody. Investigation underway,” the statement said.

A police spokeswoman did not immediately return a call or email seeking comment.

In another incident a few miles away, a person was shot in the city of South Salt Lake and was transported to a hospital, the Salt Lake Tribune reported, citing police.

It was not immediately clear if the two incidents were related. A representative for South Salt Lake police could not be reached for comment.

(Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis in Los Angeles; Editing by Lisa Shumaker and Leslie Adler)

 

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