Four taken into custody after drive-by shooting in West Valley City

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WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — West Valley City police have arrested four people in connection with a drive-by shooting early Sunday morning.

Police responded to a report of a shooting around 3 a.m. Sunday in the area of 4100 South and 4670 West in West Valley City. There were no injuries reported.

Witnesses described the vehicle as a dark passenger car with five people inside.

Police booked 19-year-old Jennifer Diego-Rufino and 18-year-old Alexis Garcia-Alcantara into the Salt Lake County Jail later Sunday. Authorities said the two were passengers in the vehicle.

On Monday morning, police confirmed two more people were taken into custody. Christian Galvez, 20, and Ricardo Morales, 21, were taken to the West Valley City Police Department for questioning. Galvez is suspected of being the shooter and Morales is suspected of a being a passenger in the vehicle.

Galvez was booked into the Salt Lake County Metro Jail. He faces a third-degree felony charge of discharging a firearm from a vehicle, a third-degree felony charge of possession of a firearm by a restricted person and a class A misdemeanor charge of possession of a loaded firearm in a vehicle. Galvez also faces a charge of fleeing from an officer and possession of of drug paraphernalia.

Morales has been released pending further review by the District Attorney’s Office.

According to a statement from the West Valley City Police Department, a search warrant was obtained for the vehicle and police recovered a 12-gauge shotgun used in the shooting from the trunk of the vehicle.

One suspect is still at-large.


    • Anotherbob

      Seeing how the story makes no mention of these losers being illegal immigrants, how does this have anything to do with trump? Is trump going to deport all mexicans? You sound like the typical trump supporter moron.


        Bob said nothing about illegal aliens Anotherbob. You’re the one that jumped to the obvious conclusion.

      • Pedro

        How do you know they are Mexican…..? could be Gringos with very creative names, black hair, and tans… are so prejudice to assume they are Mexican.

      • C'MON HEWWRO

        No doubt about it Pedro. Jennifer Diego-Rufino could pass for a Scandinavian named Inga. Hahahahaha

    • Love my Brownskin

      You’re one dumb moron how about all those school shootings who does them? White people and get release on a easy hook, but when it come to a Latin people doing something wrong you guys quick to start running your mouths fun stuff. Ya what they did wasn’t right, but look what white people be causing to # Bernie Sanders for president

      • BOB

        You’re the dumb one. Mexicans are classified as white. Google it for yourself and get some

  • liberalssuck

    GENERALLY mexican americans do not hyphenate their last name.Just so I don’t get the white guilt bearing, politically correct, pro amnesty at all costs, obama brigade upset,note I said Generally……

  • truth

    Wow, stupid and ugly… that is unfortunate…
    All three of these guys, have to be the most unattractive people I have ever seen. What scum!!

  • John

    I think i went to school with one of these morons god this poison should be taken care of. Ignorant people like this makes us look bad why do you all have that same hoodrat mentality

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