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Teen shot in shoulder at West Valley park over weekend

West Valley City police officers search the area as they investigate after a 15-year-old boy was shot at City Park on Sunday, July 7, 2019. The boy was taken to Primary Children's Hospital and at last update had been upgraded to Bravo condition.

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — West Valley City Police are looking for answers after a 15-year-old boy was shot in the shoulder Sunday night.

The teen was reportedly talking to someone inside a black SUV in the parking lot of the West Valley’s City Park at about 7:50 p.m.

Police said that at some point during the conversation, the teen suddenly took off running, which is when witnesses reported hearing three to four shots.

One of those shots hit the teen in the shoulder. He was taken to the hospital and has been reported in fair condition.

A boy was seriously injured during a shooting at City Park in West Valley, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (Photo: Tanner Siegworth, Deseret News)

Police have been canvassing the area talking to witnesses, but say that they expect that they will be able to hopefully gain information from the victim.