Washington City Man Arrested For Fatal Shooting In His Yard

May 8, 2020, 2:02 PM | Updated: 4:32 pm

Bradly Scott Hunt (Washington County Sheriff's Office)...

Bradly Scott Hunt (Washington County Sheriff's Office)

(Washington County Sheriff's Office)

WASHINGTON CITY, Utah – Police arrested and charged 32-year old Bradly Scott Hunt with murder following a shooting in his yard Thursday night.

Court documents show police were called to the scene on the 300 block of Huntington Hill Drive in Washington City at 10:30 p.m.

The victim was transported to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest. He later died at Dixie Regional Medical Center.

Washington City Police identifed him as 38-year old Christopher Montgomery.

The documents say Hunt fought with Montgomery earlier in the day.

“Bradly (Hunt) was told that the male victim retrieved a firearm from his own residence and then left the area,” said a probable cause statement.  “Bradly stated his father put a shotgun near the front door in case the victim returned to their residence.”

Later that night Hunt was in the backyard with three other people when he heard his dogs barking.

“Bradly (Hunt) reported that he observed the victim (Montgomery) trying to get in a window. Bradly (Hunt) then stated that he grabbed the shotgun, opened the front door, and then fired a shot at the victim,” the document described.

One of the witnesses in the yard told police that Hunt said he shot the victim, according to the police report.

Court documents show Hunt is a convicted felon who is restricted from possessing a firearm.

Hunt is charged with homicide, possession of a firearm by a restricted person, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was booked into the Purgatory Correctional Facility.

KSL 5 TV Live


The judge in the case of Kouri Richens, who is charged with killing her husband with a fatal dose o...

Pat Reavy

Prosecutors seek gag order in Kamas murder case; defense wants woman in street clothes

Attorneys for a Kamas woman accused of killing her husband and then later writing a children's book aimed at helping families dealing with the sudden loss of a loved one are asking a judge to issue a gag order.

2 days ago

Debris is spread out in front of a convenience store, Tuesday, May 30, 2023, in Columbia, S.C. Rich...

Associated Press

Store owner charged with murder in shooting has shot at suspected shoplifters before

A store owner in South Carolina charged with murder this week after shooting a teen he wrongly thought stole water has shot at suspected shoplifters two other times in the past eight years and not faced charges, authorities said.

3 days ago

(KSL TV)...

SAM METZ Associated Press

Adult filmmakers ask judge to delay Utah law requiring porn sites verify user ages

A group representing the adult film industry is asking a judge to put on hold a Utah law requiring porn and other adult websites verify user ages. The Free Speech Coalition challenged the law in federal court

4 days ago

Erik Alldredge, 14, stands in front of truck...

Pat Reavy,

Utah teen charged with manslaughter in rollover crash that killed his friend

A 14-year-old boy has been charged with manslaughter in connection with a rollover crash that killed one of his friends.

4 days ago

Danny Masterson sits in an interview...

ANDREW DALTON AP Entertainment Writer

Actor Danny Masterson found guilty of 2 out of 3 counts of rape in retrial

Jurors have found "That '70s Show" star Danny Masterson guilty of two out of three counts of rape.

4 days ago

Farr West mayor asks Memorial Day vandals to step forward, take responsivity...

Michael Houck

Farr West mayor asks Memorial Day vandals to step forward, take responsibility

Farr West officials say some kids destroyed Memorial Day celebration lights while with a group of people on Saturday.

4 days ago

Sponsored Articles

Brunette guy in headphones playing games on his desktop computer...

PC Laptops

Looking For a New Computer? Use This Desktop Buying Guide

Choosing a new desktop computer can come with a lot of questions, so we created this desktop buying guide.

Portrait of happy boy playing and splashing water in the swimming pool...

Get Out Pass

Family Fun Activities in Utah You Have to Try This Summer

These family fun activities will entertain you all summer, so if you ever feel stuck in a rut wondering what to do, refer to this guide!

Woman IT specialist in elegant suit working on notebook computer in data center next to server rack...

Les Olson

Your Complete Guide to Outsourcing IT Services

This guide covers everything you need to know about the different benefits of outsourcing IT services to meet your small business needs.

diverse group of friends dance outside under string lights...

Lighting Design

5 Frequently Asked Questions About Outdoor Lighting

Read for the most frequently asked questions about outdoor lighting to help narrow the search for your home.

Stack of old laptops with dark background...

PC Laptops

Old Laptop Upgrades You Need to Try Before Throwing it Away

Get the most out of your investment. Try these old laptop upgrades before throwing it out to keep it running fast and efficient.

Happy diverse college or university students are having fun on their graduation day...

BYU MBA at the Marriott School of Business

How to Choose What MBA Program is Right for You: Take this Quiz Before You Apply!

Wondering what MBA program is right for you? Take this quiz before you apply to see if it will help you meet your goals.

Washington City Man Arrested For Fatal Shooting In His Yard