Man charged with murder in Salt Lake City shooting
A Salt Lake City man who allegedly shot up a city block, killing one man and injuring another, has been charged with aggravated murder.
Michael Eugene Vigil, 36, was charged in 3rd District Court with aggravated murder, attempted aggravated murder, both first-degree felonies, and possessing a firearm by a restricted person, a second-degree felony, according to charging documents filed Wednesday.
Authorities allege Antonio David Vasquez and Lee Norton Otero were visiting Vigil's parents at a home in the 400 block of North Grant Street (760 West) when Vigil, who had just arrived home, came out of the front door and shot Vasquez. Otero told police he fled when the shooting started, but Vigil chased him down the block and shot him in the chest and arm.
Police said they found Vasquez dead in the yard of a gunshot wound to the head.
Officers said they found numerous 9mm shellcasings in the yard and the street and what appeared to be bullet holes and marks in various vehicles and structures along the street.
There were also several people in the area when Vigil started shooting, charging documents show.