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Woman shot during attempted robbery in West Valley City; police searching for suspects


WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Several units are attempting to locate the person who shot a 40-year-old woman, following an attempted robbery in West Valley City.

Police said the incident occurred at the African Braiding Salon, located at 3850 S. Redwood Road, around 2:30 p.m. Friday.

“A man and two women entered the salon, brandished a gun and demanded money,” read a tweet from the West Valley City Police Department.

That’s when police said a 40-year-old woman was shot.

WVCPD’s Sgt. Carson Liljenquist said the victim was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspects were described as a middle-aged Black man and two Black teenage girls.

Police said they were seen leaving the area in a maroon-colored sedan.

Just after 5:30 p.m., police released surveillance video images of the suspects.


Anyone with information about the incident has been asked to call police at 801-840-4000.

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