Near the campus of the University of Utah , a man began shooting, which killed a foreign student.
Around 9 PM a press-University service wrote in Twitter about gunshots that were heard near the Red Butte Canyon research area in salt lake city. Local police said that unknown persons shot a man during a carjacking.
A little later, the police called the suspect – he was 24-year-old Austin Boutain. According to police, the killer is still at large, he is «armed and dangerous».
CAMPUS ALERT: male Suspect, white adult. Black clothing, beanie with cross, a tear-drop tattoo on face. Possible forest green pick-up plate CO
— University of Utah (@UUtah) October 31, 2017
«The suspect is an adult white male. Was in black clothes and hat with a cross and has a tattoo in the form of drops on the face. «.
It became known the name of the victim: victim identified as Canva, Guo, who came to the University of Utah from China.
In connection with the beginning of the investigation, the plying of University buses temporarily suspended.
It is known that Boutaina there are some tattoos – on the neck, shoulder and arm, and a cruciform tattoo on the face near the eye.
Boutin may be at the wheel of the green pickup truck with Colorado plates. To help the local police arrived , FBI agents and a helicopter crew from the Department of public safety.
The brother of the suspect Lee Boutin told the Daily News that he was shocked to learn that Austin was the instigator of the shooting, as have not heard news from him for several months. As reported by the relative, the alleged killer was released on parole.
. @jonesnews reports building by building search at the University of Utah. #uofushooting pic.twitter.com/DLUOIBCIYh
— Heidi Hatch (@tvheidihatch) October 31, 2017