College students, teammates and faculty directors on the College of Utah are heart-broken and mourning the tragic and mindless demise of one in all their very own.
Salt Lake Metropolis Police confirmed Aaron Lowe, a cornerback for the College of Utah soccer staff who has performed in all 4 of the present season’s video games, was shot lifeless at a home celebration over the weekend.
Based on ABC4, the capturing occurred round 12:20 a.m., early Sunday morning (September 26) within the neighborhood of Sugar Home. An unidentified lady was left in important situation. Police are below the assumption that this capturing occurred after uninvited visitors have been advised to go away the celebration. No arrests have been made and the incident remains to be below investigation as police seek for the individual accountable for the 21-year outdated’s demise.
The capturing comes lower than a 12 months after former U of U participant and Lowe’s finest pal Ty Jordan died in an unintended capturing in December 2020. The 2 performed highschool soccer collectively. The 2 have been so related that Lowe was the primary recipient of the Ty Jordan Memorial Scholarship, which was created to honor the late 19-year-old operating again. When Jordan handed, Lowe switched his jersey quantity from 2 to 22 in honor of his pal.
Head Coach Kyle Whittingham launched a statement, following the information of Lowe’s demise.
“We’re devastated to listen to concerning the passing of Aaron Lowe. Our ideas and prayers are with Aaron’s household and mates, together with the opposite particular person who was harmed on this tragic incident. Aaron was a terrific teammate, pal, brother, and son and was beloved by anybody who crossed paths with him. He shall be deeply missed.”
College of Utah Athletic Director Mark Harlan additionally launched a press release:
“We’re devastated by the lack of Aaron Lowe earlier this morning. Aaron was a terrific younger man, a frontrunner on our soccer staff, and a rock of resiliency and braveness. Our prayers are with Aaron’s household, mates, teammates and all who knew and beloved him. We additionally categorical our deepest concern for the opposite particular person who has been hospitalized because of this tragic incident. We’ve got been in communication with Aaron’s household and we’re offering assist to them, in addition to to the student-athletes, coaches and employees in all of our athletics applications, and our focus will stay on them.”
The Mesquite, Texas,-born soccer participant is survived by his mother and father, one sister, and three brothers.