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Utah man shot, killed in ‘accumulating’ outside Clinton home

Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

A member of the Davis County Sheriff’s Office investigates a deadly taking pictures in Clinton on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018.

CLINTON — Clinton police on Tuesday spent the day serving seek warrants and amassing proof attached to a perilous taking pictures in entrance of a space the place every other demise was once investigated six months in the past.

Deven Tomas Gallegos, 21, of North Ogden, was once shot and killed Monday evening in Clinton, consistent with Clinton Police Lt. Shawn Stoker.

Just after nine:30 p.m., police had been referred to as to the world close to 1100 N. 1000 West. Neighbors reported listening to 4 to 8 gunshots, most likely from a drive-by taking pictures, and a number of other cars leaving the world with their headlights off, Stoker stated.

While Clinton police had been investigating that incident, emergency dispatchers in Clearfield won a 911 name. Officers went to 300 S. State the place they discovered a truck parked in the back of a Pizza Hut. Gallegos, who was once within the truck, was once declared lifeless on the scene, Stoker stated.

Another particular person in the automobile showed that Gallegos was once concerned in the sooner taking pictures incident in Clinton, he stated.

Since Monday evening, police have served no less than 3 seek warrants on cars and a home and interviewed a number of other folks. Stoker stated detectives now not imagine Gallegos’ demise was once the results of a drive-by taking pictures.

“We believe it was instead a gathering of some sort in the roadway that involved people who were in vehicles and people who were not in vehicles,” he stated.

Police had been guarded Tuesday in regards to the knowledge they launched because the case continues to be lively. No arrests had been made Tuesday.

Stoker stated the folks concerned in the assembly in the roadway had been all prior to now familiar with every different, however he didn’t know the way. Information about what number of weapons had been concerned, what number of people fired guns, who their supposed goal was once, or what sparked the taking pictures was once no longer launched Tuesday.

“(It) scared the crap out of me,” neighbor Bobbie Jo Weaver stated. “First thing I could think is, ‘I need to move. I’ve got kids I’m raising here.'”

“It almost sounded like nail guns, like one of my neighbors was up late working,” added Deron Weaver. “Then it kind of started sounding a little bit louder and louder like fireworks.”

Investigators additionally don’t imagine that the site of the collection was once picked unintentionally.

Brandon Corey Weaver, 37, has a space at that Clinton cope with. A seek warrant was once served on his home as a part of the investigation. Police didn’t say Tuesday if he was once a part of the gang that accumulated in the roadway.

In August, police had been referred to as to Weaver’s space on a welfare take a look at when his spouse failed to turn up for paintings. His spouse was once discovered in the basement lifeless of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, elevating questions on how lengthy Weaver knew one thing could be fallacious and why he did not name police.

While police had been looking out his space then, they discovered a number of stolen bikes in his backyard. He was once charged with 3 counts of robbery via receiving stolen assets, a second-degree prison. A courtroom listening to in that case is scheduled for Feb. 26.


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More not too long ago, Weaver was once charged on Jan. 30 with robbery, a second-degree prison; two counts of housebreaking, a third-degree prison; and robbery, a category B misdemeanor. In that case, Weaver stole a door and two fireplaces from a home below building close to his personal space, consistent with charging paperwork. He is scheduled to seem in courtroom for that case on Wednesday.

As of Tuesday, Stoker stated Weaver was once no longer a suspect in the taking pictures of Gallegos.

Police had been asking any witnesses to the taking pictures to touch them at 801-614-0800.

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