College students, teammates and faculty directors on the College of Utah are heart-broken and mourning the tragic and mindless dying of one among 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 useless at a home social gathering over the weekend.
In line with ABC4, the capturing occurred round 12:20 a.m., early Sunday morning (September 26) within the neighborhood of Sugar Home. An unidentified girl was left in vital situation. Police are below the idea that this capturing occurred after uninvited company have been informed to depart the social gathering. No arrests have been made and the incident remains to be below investigation as police seek for the individual answerable for the 21-year previous’s dying.
The capturing comes lower than a yr after former U of U participant and Lowe’s finest buddy Ty Jordan died in an unintentional 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 working again. When Jordan handed, Lowe switched his jersey quantity from 2 to 22 in honor of his buddy.
Head Coach Kyle Whittingham launched a assertion, following the information of Lowe’s dying.
“We’re devastated to listen to concerning the passing of Aaron Lowe. Our ideas and prayers are with Aaron’s household and pals, together with the opposite particular person who was harmed on this tragic incident. Aaron was an awesome teammate, buddy, brother, and son and was liked by anybody who crossed paths with him. He will probably 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 pacesetter on our soccer staff, and a rock of resiliency and braveness. Our prayers are with Aaron’s household, pals, teammates and all who knew and liked him. We additionally specific our deepest concern for the opposite particular person who has been hospitalized on account of this tragic incident. Now we have 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.