WEST VALLEY city, Utah -- One man is dead and an additional man is in police custody Saturday after a highway rage incident involving a vehicle and a skateboarder escalated to a taking pictures in West Valley city.
The incident befell in the enviornment of 3500 South and 5600 West at 1:55 p.m. Police on the scene confirmed to FOX 13 news a male changed into killed and yet another man is in police custody.
a couple of witnesses pronounced seeing a male on a skateboard go through traffic as it changed into stopped at a pink light, and the skateboarder smacked or hit a trailer being towed with the aid of a pickup truck as he went via.
The skateboarder saved going, however he came back after someone interior the truck yelled anything out the window, witnesses file.
"The man that became in the truck bought out of the truck and pulled a gun," noted Aliesha Doxey, a lady who changed into driving the car in front of the truck. "They had been announcing phrases, after which the man within the truck went to get again in... The guy with the skateboard appeared like he changed into going to hit the truck [with his skateboard in hand]. that is when the guy received again out, had phrases, and then shot him."
Two men internal the truck had been detained by way of police, and one of the vital guys was put into a police automobile at one element. Police have yet to confirm any details about the movements leading up to the taking pictures, even though previous within the day they mentioned it began with a road rage incident.
Police haven't yet identified the deceased or the men who had been detained.
"once we bought over to the scene, the guy that shot the man noted, 'it was self-protection,'" Doxey spoke of.
youngsters, she would not agree: "I mean, he had a skateboard. He changed into going to hit his car. He may have stayed in his vehicle and just known as the police if he had a problem."photo Gallery View Gallery (three pictures)