Hearing set for shooting suspect

Sep 10 2012 - 10:48pm

FARMINGTON -- The man who deputies said shot another man in West Point appeared in court Monday.

Joshua Carl Henry, 38, of Salt Lake City, is charged with first-degree felony attempted murder, third-degree felony sale or transfer of a firearm to a restricted person, and a class A misdemeanor giving false personal information to a police officer.

Henry is being held in Davis County Jail on a no-bail warrant out of West Valley Justice Court on unrelated charges.

A felony arraignment hearing is set for Sept. 25 in 2nd District Court.

Henry is accused of shooting a man at a party in West Point on Sept. 1.

According to the probable cause statement filed in court, a handgun was fired inside the home. A witness heard the sound of two more gunshots outside the home and saw the victim "grasping his upper body and bleeding," according to the document.

The bullet grazed the victim's face and penetrated the victim's chest, according to court documents.

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