19-year-old Hispanic suspect arrested after firing 36 shots with a rifle in Salt Lake City
South Salt Lake Police arrested a Hispanic suspect of having participated in a shooting early Thursday. The incident occurred at LeBanke Apartments, a block of flats located east of that city. Diego Alberto Vega, 19, was arrested by police at a West Valley residence.
"Thirty-six spent shell casings and various other evidence were collected from the scene in South Salt Lake City," the police department reported.
Diego Alberto Vega faces charges of aggravated assault and discharge a firearm in the direction of a person.
An area resident walking his dog saw a man and woman next to his vehicle. The man, later identified as Vega, was trying to break into his car.
The victim asked his wife to call the police and upon leaving discovered that the suspects' car had moved. Individuals inside the car started shooting at him.
During the shooting, several parked vehicles were hitcausing more than $5,000 worth of damage.
Vega was later located at a West Valley City residence, where two rifles were found. The man is prohibited from possessing weapons due to a prior aggravated robbery conviction. He was booked into the Salt Lake City County Jail, without bond.
- Allow me to introduce myself. I am Nathan Rivera, a dedicated journalist who has had the privilege of writing for the online newspaper Today90. My journey in the world of journalism has been a testament to the power of dedication, integrity, and passion.
My story began with a relentless thirst for knowledge and an innate curiosity about the events shaping our world. I graduated with honors in Investigative Journalism from a renowned university, laying the foundation for what would become a fulfilling career in the field.
What sets me apart is my unwavering commitment to uncovering the truth. I refuse to settle for superficial answers or preconceived narratives. Instead, I constantly challenge the status quo, delving deep into complex issues to reveal the reality beneath the surface. My dedication to investigative journalism has uncovered numerous scandals and shed light on issues others might prefer to ignore.
I am also a staunch advocate for press freedom. I have tirelessly fought to protect the rights of journalists and have faced significant challenges in my quest to inform the public truthfully and without constraints. My courage in defending these principles serves as an example to all who believe in the power of journalism to change the world.
Throughout my career, I have been honored with numerous awards and recognitions for my outstanding work in journalism. My investigations have changed policies, exposed corruption, and given a voice to those who had none. My commitment to truth and justice makes me a beacon of hope in a world where misinformation often prevails.
At Today90, I continue to be a driving force behind journalistic excellence. My tireless dedication to fair and accurate reporting is an invaluable asset to the editorial team. My biography is a living testament to the importance of journalism in our society and a reminder that a dedicated journalist can make a difference in the world.
- Celebrities06/12/2023The emotional surprise of a clown dad to his daughter makes everyone cry on social networks
- Celebrities06/12/2023Philosophy's Bestselling Holiday Shower Gels Are 40% Off Right Now
- Celebrities06/12/2023Violence and horror in Gaza are of 'spectacular' dimensions: Save the Children
- Celebrities06/12/2023Why Lenny Kravitz Is Praising Zoë Kravitz's Fiancé Channing Tatum