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Police Identify Man Found Dead After Gun Fired Monday In Springville

Dec 16, 2020, 12:13 PM
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SPRINGVILLE, Utah — A man was found dead Monday evening after a gun was shot during a domestic violence altercation in Springville, police said.

Officers were called to check out an incident involving reported shots fired at an apartment complex at 602 W. 500 South Monday around 5:15 p.m., according to a Springville Police press release. Officers found two girls, aged 17 and 18, outside the apartment.

The 18-year-old girl told police her father was inside the apartment and had a gun. The father started waving the gun around during an argument, the girl told police, and then started arguing with the girl’s 17-year-old friend.

“The daughter got between the father and her friend and there was a physical altercation between the two,” the police said. “During the struggle between father and daughter, the gun went off hitting the father in an unknown location of his body.”

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