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Ogden Metro Gang Unit Investigates Early Morning Shooting

OGDEN POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A MURDER ATTEMPT, THAT APPEARS TO BE GANG-RELATED.

AUTHORITIES SAY A 23-YEAR-OLD MAN WAS SHOT IN THE CHEST -- ABOUT 3:40 WEDNESDAY MORNING -- NEAR THE 600 BLOCK OF 7TH STREET.

POLICE SAY THE VICTIM WAS CONSCIOUS WHEN THEY ARRIVED, BUT REFUSED TO SAY ANYTHING ABOUT IT... BEFORE BEING TAKEN TO AN OGDEN HOSPITAL, IN CRITICAL -- BUT STABLE -- CONDITION.

ONE WITNESS SAYS THE MALE SHOOTER WAS WEARING A WHITE SHIRT, OR JACKET... AND FLED THE SCENE, WESTBOUND, ON FOOT.

A WHITE VEHICLE ALSO DROVE AWAY FROM THE AREA, AFTER THE SHOOTING.

TWO BULLET HOLES WERE ALSO FOUND IN A FENCE, BEHIND THE VICTIM.

THE OGDEN METRO GANG UNIT WAS CONTINUING TO INVESTIGATE, WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

 

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