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Orem man critical after shooting in his home

OREM – Police say an Orem man was in critical condition following an early-afternoon shooting. Police were called to 515 E. 1834 S. at about 1:30 this afternoon. Lt. Craig Martinez said the victim, a 53-year old male, was outside and had been shot once in the chest. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Martinez said the suspect, a 60-year old male, was inside the house and initially refused to come out. Martinez said negotiators were eventually able to talk him into giving up.

Police say the victim and suspect are related. Martinez said police have recovered a gun. Police are now working to learn what led up to the shooting.