The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported no physical injuries after an unknown driver fired multiple rounds at a security booth of the Provo MTC.
According to Police officials, the shooting happened at 2:28 am on Monday, August 3, 2020, and the suspect was believed to be in a white SUV.
At 2:28 am on Monday August 3, 2020, the driver of a white SUV shot multiple rounds at the Main MTC security booth at 900 East in Provo, UT.
Police are on the scene and investigating. pic.twitter.com/KBUvIIaCqw
— Provo Police (@ProvoPolice) August 3, 2020
Like the Church’s other MTC, the flagship Provo MTC was closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Missionary training, however, still continues through online classes.
“We are grateful that the shooting this morning at the Provo Missionary Training Center did not result in physical injury,” said Eric Hawkins, Church spokesman. “The investigation of this incident is being handled by the Provo City Police Department, and questions related to details, motive or any other information should be directed to them.”
If you have any information, please contact Detective Campbell with Provo Police at [email protected] or 801-852-7315.
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