Man accused of shooting woman in the stomach

Mar 26 2013 - 12:24am

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Adam Joel Hastings
Adam Joel Hastings

OGDEN -- A man has been arrested for shooting a woman early Sunday morning in Ogden.

Adam Joel Hastings, 27, has been booked into Weber County Jail for aggravated assault, attempted homicide, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana, said Ogden Police Lt. Kevin Cottrell.

His bond has been set at $21,052.

Around 2 a.m. Sunday, Hastings walked out of a room that he had been staying in at a residence on the 900 block of Orchard Avenue. He then shot a 46-year-old woman, one time, in the stomach, Cottrell said, The woman also lives in the residence, he said.

There was no apparent argument or struggle before the shooting, Cottrell said, adding that a motive for the incident had not been determined.

The woman was taken by ambulance to McKay-Dee Hospital in serious but stable condition. Her name was not released.

Hastings fled the home on foot and was quickly found by police a short distance away, hiding in a culvert, Cottrell said.

The gun used in the shooting has been recovered from Hastings. The shooting remains under investigation.

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