West Valley City police seeking person of interest in shooting death
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Police are seeking a person of interest in connection with the shooting death of 20-year-old Xavier Bernal in West Valley City.
The individual was identified Saturday as 21-year-old Dylan Gregorio Upshaw. He is described as 5 feet 7 and 140 pounds, with dark brown hair and brown eyes.
“Investigators believe that Bernal and Upshaw met outside the Redwood Apartment complex on the evening of Dec. 27, 2022,” read a press release from the West Valley City Police Department.
We are seeking a person interest in the 12/27/22 homicide of Xavier Bernal. Please see the release and photos. pic.twitter.com/F9d7Cn7ZaH
— WVC Police (@WVCPD) January 1, 2023
Police said Upshaw lives at the apartment complex where the shooting took place. His girlfriend, Aracely Hernandez Guzman, also lives at the apartment. She has not been seen since the fatal shooting.
“Investigators believe the two may be together,” the release stated.
Anyone with information about their whereabouts has been asked to call police at 801-840-4000.
Tips can also be made anonymously here or by calling 801-965-5200.
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