Shooting in Kearns Sends One Man to Hospital in Critical Condition

The man ran to a nearby home asking for help

KEARNS, Utah (ABC4 News) One man was taken to the hospital in critical condition after a shooting in Kearns Saturday night. 

Unified Police Det. Jared Richardson said the shooting happened near David Gourley Park located at 4300 West 5015 South just before 6 p.m. 

Richardson said neighbors around the park told police they heard two gunshots and then two men running in different directions from the area. 

"One of those males ended up running to a home directly north of the park where he was asking for help saying he had been shot," Richardson said. "Medical and officers responded and that individual was transported to a local hospital in critical condition."

Police said the other man, a black male in his 20's, is still being sought. So far, no motive has been determined. 

They are asking for anyone with information to contact Unified Police at 801-743-7000. 

 


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