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Two teens arrested in connection with Draper shootings last weekend

Apr 7, 2022, 5:40 PM | Updated: 7:11 pm
Police investigate a shooting near Vista Way and Cranberry Sunday morning in Draper. (KSL TV)...
Police investigate a shooting near Vista Way and Cranberry Sunday morning in Draper. (KSL TV)
(KSL TV)

DRAPER, Utah – Draper Police Chief John Eining announced two arrests in connection with the shooting deaths of two men following a house party early Sunday.

Eining said Draper detectives and U.S. Marshals agents arrested an 18-year old male in Lehi around 1:30 Thursday. He would not release that person’s name because the suspect was a juvenile at the time of the shootings.

At the same time, Draper detectives and Marshals arrested 18-year-old Ashtyn Ortega at a home in Herriman.

The minor has been booked into the juvenile detention center.

Ortega was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail.

The two victims were identified as 27-year-old Austin Terry Powell and 21-year-old Jonathan July Fuentes.

They were shot as a party ended at an Airbnb rental near Vista Way and Cranberry around 1 a.m. Sunday.

This story will be updated.

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