SALT LAKE CITY — Police are seeking the public's help in identifying two people who they believe were nearby when someone shot a 16-year-old boy on the sidewalk in South Salt Lake last week.
The possible witnesses are the driver of a silver minivan and a person walking a dog who were near the scene at 3100 South and 300 East in South Salt Lake at about 4 p.m. on Feb. 13, South Salt Lake police said in a prepared statement.Comment on this story
Investigators want to interview the driver and pedestrian about what they may have seen. Police believe they may "have crucial information that could help to identify a suspect or a vehicle" connected to the death of Alan Hernandez-Lopez.
No suspects have been named and no arrests made in the case.
The boy was shot on the sidewalk as he walked home from school. Family and friends set up a GoFundMe page to help cover funeral and medical costs.
Police ask anyone with information on the South Salt Lake case to call police: 801-840-4057.