Police: Weekend shooting gang-related

Tuesday , March 18, 2014 - 11:57 AM


CLEARFIELD -- None of the four teens injured in a weekend shooting were the intended victims in what was a gang-related shooting, Police Lt. Adam Malan said in a news release this morning.

Police currently are not disclosing the gang affiliation of the suspect or suspects.

The shooting occurred at a party.

Malan said that seven juveniles and six adults were charged with unlawful consumption/possession of alcohol.

Those injured were:

• A16-year-old Clearfield girl, gunshot wound to her foot

• Evan Ward, 19, Layton, sustained gunshot wound to the throat

• Brandon Backus, 19, of Roy, sustained gunshot wound to the head

• Sosha Pondel, 21, Riverdale, sustained gunshot wound to the back.

Detective are continuing their investigation.

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