One man dead after shooting in Bountiful

Feb 29, 2024, 5:50 AM | Updated: 5:47 pm

Police respond to a deadly shooting in Bountiful. (John Wilson, KSL TV)...

Police respond to a deadly shooting in Bountiful. (John Wilson, KSL TV)

(John Wilson, KSL TV)

UPDATE: The man shot and killed has been identified as Uatisone Kelemete, 20, of West Bountiful.

Bountiful police said the investigation is ongoing and is asking anyone with information to contact police.

BOUNTIFUL — Police say one man was shot and killed early Thursday morning.

Lt. Andrew Smith with the Bountiful Police Department said officers received reports of several gunshots being fired around 1 a.m. in the area of 1950 S. Bonneview Drive.

Officers arrived and found a man with a single gunshot wound to his abdomen. He was unconscious police and medical personnel began life-saving efforts. The shooting victim was taken to an area hospital, where he later died. Smith said the victim is a man in his 20s who is not a resident of the immediate area.

Eighteen bullet casings were found at the scene and Smith said officers were processing multiple scenes.

There is no immediate danger to the community, according to police, and investigators are following some leads. No one had been taken into custody as of 5:45 a.m. Thursday.

Anyone with information was asked to call dispatch at 801-298-6000.

This is a breaking story. It may be updated.

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