SANDY — A woman has died and her husband remained hospitalized Wednesday after police believe someone shot them at their Sandy home late Tuesday.
Detectives have not yet made any arrests but early evidence suggests a third person attacked the couple, identified as Maureen Fiore, 36, and Jeffrey Webster, 38.
"We can't tell if it's a break-in or if they knew each other," said Sandy Police Sgt. Jason Nielsen.
Police were called to the home at 916 E. 11190 South, after an alarm was triggered about 10 p.m. They found the victims with gunshot wounds and rushed them to Intermountain Medical Center, where Fiore died early Wednesday, Nielsen said. Officers have obtained a warrant to search their home.
Webster remains in the hospital, where he has been stabilized but remained in serious condition. Both victims are in their 30s, according to Nielsen.15 comments on this story
"We are waiting to talk to the male victim. We haven't gotten that side of the story," he said.
Students and employees at nearby Altara Elementary, 800 E. 11000 South, were ordered to shelter in place as a precaution Wednesday while police investigated.
"The school and employees are safe," said Canyons School District spokesman Jeff Haney. "It's just that no one can gain access to the building."
Haney confirmed the victims of the shooting were not district employees.
Detectives were speaking with neighbors to find any possible surveillance footage, Nielsen said.