Woman Arrested After Shooting And Killing Boyfriend During Domestic Dispute

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KEARNS, UTAH — A 21-year-old man, Dominique Vigil, was fatally shot in Kearns following an alleged domestic dispute. The incident took place in the early hours of Friday. Officers reported to a shots fired call at approximately 1:15 a.m. to find Vigil deceased despite attempts at life-saving efforts.

Police say the dispute involved his girlfriend, Sandra Perez, and occurred in their residence. Perez allegedly fled the scene after the shooting, threatening Vigil’s mother with a firearm.

The suspect was later apprehended in West Valley City without incident, following a neighbourhood search involving multiple police departments and K-9 units.

The police emphasised that domestic violence impacts both genders and help is available.

The scene remains under investigation.

If you are suffering from domestic abuse, the Utah Domestic Violence Coalition offers a 24-hour hotline at 1-800-897-LINK (5465) and online resources.

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