Gunman opens fire in Murray, Utah mall

Lester Mason
January 14, 2019

Bass said that it was not known whether the shooting was a targeted attack but there did not appear to be a larger threat to the public. The two victims were transported to Intermountain Medical Center. He added that no other victims or suspects were found inside the mall. The man is in critical condition and the woman in serious condition.

Police are looking for at least two people after two people were hurt in a shooting at a shopping mall in Utah, according to officials.

"We are very saddened by the incident that happened outside our shopping center this afternoon".

Murray police said the shooting was "possibly gang-related", and were looking for three people who fled the mall in light colored hoodies or sweatshirts and dark trousers. Nothing is more important than the safety and well-being of our guests and tenants. They were wearing dark trousers with light-colored hoodies or sweatshirts, he added. "We are grateful to our security and the quick response of our partners at the Murray Police Department", it said. "They are now still outstanding". "However, if they see anybody that is suspicious in their area ... please contact the police department". Bass said employees and mall patrons would likely be able to return to the mall to retrieve personal items about 4 p.m. He said he's never heard of a shooting like this happening in Murray before.

"There was a sense of panic", she said.


"People started running. Right in front of our store, I watched people get shot down", she said. "Women and children are getting trampled, especially little kids".

Multiple agencies responded to the shooting including from West Jordan, Salt Lake City, Herriman, Sandy and others, according to KSL Newsradio's Kira Hoffemeyer.

Loren Okuly, an individual outside of Dillard's during the incident, told KSL that he, "saw cops come in from everywhere".

Additional details regarding the nature of the incident were not available at the time of this report. He also mentioned having seen police running towards Red Rock Brewing Company holding assault rifles.

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