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Teens Arrested for Drive-By Shooting with Toy Gun

Teens Arrested for Drive-By Shooting with Toy Gun



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(KSL News) -- West Valley police arrested some teenagers tonight for a drive-by shooting with a toy gun.

Some off-duty county deputies were driving behind the car near 3900 South 3600 West. They watched the teens pull out what appeared to be a gun and aim it toward a house. They called for backup and officers pulled over the car.

Teens Arrested for Drive-By Shooting with Toy Gun

Inside they found four teens with a toy gun. They could still face charges.

Sgt. Mike Schoenfeld of the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office said, "Any type of firearm that's displayed is treated as a real weapon until we're certain there are no real weapons and everyone is safely in custody."

The four teens were taken into custody then released to their parents. Police say a friend of the teens' lived at the house. They were hoping to scare him with the fake gun.

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