Detectives track down person of interest in Taylorsville homicide

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah (News4Utah) – A person of interest is in custody in connection with a homicide in Taylorsville.

man shot at an apartment complex at 4341 S. Riverboat Rd. Sunday morning. The victim, Toussaint Tyler, later died at the hospital.

Unified police said they were looking for three possible suspects:

A tall African American male in his 40s, wearing a black beanie. Construction style jeans (Cardhardt style) A short Hispanic male in his 20s – 30s wearing black clothing. Construction style jeans (Cardhardt style) A female wearing a black and red hooded sweatshirt, light colored pants.
Tuesday, detectives said they tracked down the woman from the previously-release surveillance footage.

Here’s how police said the shooting unfolded:

The female suspect knocked on the apartment door while the two male suspects waited around the corner. Once the door was opened the two male suspects forced their way inside the apartment, according to UPD. The female suspect did not enter the apartment, but police say one of male suspects shot the victim and both fled.

Detectives say they also executed a search warrant related to the case.

If you have any information, contact Unified Police Department at 801-743-7000. This is a developing story. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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