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Suspect: Phillip Lucero, 22

October 28, 2012 — The Salt Lake City Police Department seeks Phillip Lucero in connection with a homicide that occurred early this morning.

At approximately 4:55 a.m., Dispatch received a call of shots fired at 1094 Glendale Drive. Police were later called to a local hospital on reports of a deceased gunshot victim who has since been identified as Valentin Sigala Jr., 20.

Investigators seek Phillip Lucero (3/27/90) in the shooting. The suspect is described as:

  • male Hispanic adult,
  • 22 years old,
  • 5 feet 6 inches tall,
  • 170 pounds,
  • brown eyes,
  • black hair,
  • with a tattoo on his right arm.

Witnesses reported last seeing the suspect driving a beige 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer, Utah plate #Z510WA. Investigators believe the suspect, who is considered armed and dangerous, may be heading to Nevada where he has acquaintances.

If you know the whereabouts of the suspect, please call (801) 799-3000. Anonymous tips may be sent by texting TIPSLCPD plus information to CRIMES (274637). Reference: case #12- 188041.

Contact: Reporters seeking comment should contact the Public Information Officer at 801.799.NEWS (6397).