HYRUM, Utah -- An alleged argument between two brothers-in-law left one dead in Hyrum Tuesday, according to officials with Cache County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies were called to a home near 84 N. 600 East on a possible homicide, according to Lt. Doyle Peck.
Officers found 40-year-old Provo resident Aaron Smith outside when they arrived.
He told police he was the one who fired the gun inside the house, surrendered and was detained.
Police found 37-year-old Robert J. Van Hermert dead in the house, which he was renting from Hyrum City.
Authorities said the brothers-in-law were arguing over property issues before the shooting.
Officers said at some point during the dispute Van Hermert pulled out a gun which made Smith also take out his gun.
Shots were fired and Van Hermert was killed in the altercation.
No arrests have been made at this point.