One dead after shooting near University of Utah campus
SALT LAKE CITY — Police say one person is dead after a shooting near the University of Utah campus at Red Butte Canyon on Monday.
The Deseret News reports that the university sent an alert at 9 p.m. to students and staff to shelter in place after gunshots rang out. People on campus remained on lockdown more than two hours after the initial alert.
Police were searching for a man suspected in the shooting.
Utah Transit Authority says buses won’t service the campus for the reminder of the night. The heavy police presence also disrupted light rail travel near the campus.
Authorities didn’t immediately release more information.