Two arrested in deadly SLC apartment shooting

SALT LAKE City (ABC4) – Two men and women have been arrested on Thursday in relationship to a fatal apartment taking pictures that left 1 person dead and various other folks wounded in Salt Lake City.

Salt Lake Metropolis Police (SLCPD) have discovered the suspects as Erik Virgen, 18, and Malibu Rose Mawson, 20. The sufferer has been identified as Anthony Wheatley, 19.

SLCPD has confirmed the motive is currently being investigated as an attempted theft. 

The fatal capturing occurred at an condominium elaborate close to 1636 West Briar Rose Put a minimal immediately after 7 p.m. on Monday.

Even though investigating, law enforcement identified there was a prepare hatched amongst the two suspects, the victim and a further unidentified particular person to “beat up and steal from one or equally men and women dwelling within the apartment” the place the deadly shooting happened.

At some level, police say a fight ensued in between quite a few men and women inside of the condominium the place multiple pictures ended up fired. The shooting left Wheatley useless, two other persons shot and an additional individual getting hit by a gun.

Authorities say soon after the taking pictures, the two suspects traveled to Cedar Metropolis. Law enforcement say “Mawson is accused of helping to established up the preliminary theft with Wheatley” and “Virgen is accused of getting inside the apartment and pointing a firearm at yet another man or woman within the condominium.”

Detectives are nevertheless investigating the scenario and determining whether further felony fees will be pursued.

Police say the two suspects have been arrested on charges of aggravated theft resulting in really serious bodily damage and aggravated theft. Both suspects have been booked at the Salt Lake County Metro Jail.