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Glendale party shooting leaves man dead

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - A party shooting in a Glendale neighborhood Sunday morning left one man dead and police searching for answers.
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - A party shooting in a Glendale neighborhood Sunday morning left one man dead and police searching for answers.

At 4:50 a.m., police responded to the house on Glendale Drive on a report of shots being fired, said Lt. Scott White, Salt Lake City Police Dept.

White said shortly after police responded to the scene, dispatch informed officers a 20-year-old male had arrived at Intermountain Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his chest area.

The victim was pronounced dead after he arrived at the hospital, White said.

He says it is unclear what took place at the party, but he suspects the victim was shot, thrown into a vehicle, and driven to IMC.

Police are not not releasing the victim's name until next of kin is notified.

This is the second party shooting to occur in the Salt Lake area this weekend.

UPDATE: According to Salt Lake City Police, the victim in this morning's homicide was identified as 20 year old Valentin Sigala Jr. Police are also searching for a suspect in connection to the shooting. Phillip Lucero is described as 22 years old, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 170 pounds, with a tatto on his right arm. 

Witnesses reported last seeing the suspect driving a beige 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer, Utah plate #Z510WA. Investigators believe the suspect, who is considered armed and dangerous, may be heading to Nevada where he has acquaintances. Police are asking anyone to call (801) 799-3000 with any information on the suspect.

Stay tuned to ABC 4 News and ABC4.com for updated details on this developing story. You can also follow us on Twitter @KTVX


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