Multiple people reported injured in shooting in Utah: police

(Reuters) - Multiple people were reported to have been wounded on Tuesday in a shooting in West Valley City, Utah, police said on Twitter.

Police officers are securing the scene after the incident outside Salt Lake City, the West Valley City Police Department said on Twitter. A police spokeswoman said she could not immediately provide any additional information.

In a second incident, one person was shot in the nearby city of South Salt Lake on Tuesday and was transported to a hospital, the Salt Lake Tribune reported, citing police.

It was not immediately clear if the two incidents were related.

Both South Salt Lake and West Valley City are in Salt Lake County, which is the most populous county in Utah.

(Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis in Los Angeles; Editing by Sandra Maler and Lisa Shumaker)

02/13/2018 19:24

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