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Tuesday January 18, 2022 Salt Lake City, UT

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Public Safety Alert – Shooting Incident in Juab County. (Updates here)

Tuesday November 30, 2021

Update 12/1/21 7:30 p.m.

No new information at this time.

Update 12/1/21 9:00 a.m.
Investigators confirmed that a fifth vehicle was also shot in the incident. The vehicle was a box truck and the driver was not injured.

Update 11/30/21 9:00 p.m.

No new information to release at this time.


Update 11/30/21 5:00 p.m.
No new information to release at this time. Extra patrols will be patrolling the area that the incident occurred throughout the night. Investigators are following up on several items in the investigation. No photos are available for release at this time. The public is still encouraged to report any suspicious activity and UHP is still seeking for any potential information regarding the incident.

Initial information 11/30/2021 7:00 a.m.

At about 3:15 am on Tuesday morning November 30, 2021, several vehicles were shot as they were traveling on I-15 between Nephi and Scipio in Juab County.  Witnesses described the suspect vehicle as a light colored SUV, possibly something like a Jeep Cherokee.  At this time, UHP is investigating 4 vehicles that were shot. 3 that were southbound in the area and 1 that was northbound.  Two individuals from those vehicles were struck by the shots fired and have non-life threatening injuries.  The last report was that the suspect was southbound on I-15 but the last reported vehicle that was shot was northbound.  The current whereabouts of the shooter are unknown at this time.


The public is urged to be alert in the area and report any suspicious activity.  If anyone has information about or witnessed the shooting incident, they are urged to contact the Utah Highway Patrol dispatch at 801-887-3800.

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MEDIA CONTACT

Joe Dougherty
DPS Public Affairs Director
Department of Public Safety
JDOUGHERTY@UTAH.GOV

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