One person dead, another injured in Cedar City shooting
Updated: 2/15 8:19 pm | Published: 2/15 5:47 pm
CEDAR CITY, Utah (ABC 4 News) – One man is dead and a woman injured after a shooting.
Cedar City Police received a report of a suicidal male near 400 West and 300 North, around 2:00 p.m Friday. While en route, officers were told that a shooting may have also occurred inside the residence.
When police arrived on scene they made contact with an adult male, who told officers there were two people in the home and one of them had been shot. He warned officers that the second person in the home was likely armed with a handgun. He was then taken into police custody. Police are calling him a person of interest.
The Iron Metro SWAT team made entry into the building and found a male deceased and an adult female injured from a gunshot wound.
The female was taken to a local area hospital and later airlifted to Intermountain Medical Center in Murray to be treated for her injuries.
Police are still investigating what lead to the shooting.
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