OGDEN — Detectives have detained an individual of curiosity within the demise of Satnam Singh, an Ogden grocery retailer proprietor who was shot and killed at his retailer on Sunday evening.
“No additional data is being launched presently to permit for an intensive and full investigation that’s targeted on guaranteeing justice for Mr. Singh and his household,” Ogden police mentioned in a information launch Tuesday night.
Singh, 65, was working at his retailer, Tremendous Groceries, 675 N. Monroe Blvd., about 11:50 p.m. when a person walked in.
Surveillance footage reveals the person strolling by way of an aisle within the retailer and selecting up a number of gadgets earlier than strolling to the counter.
After the 2 males “communicated for a brief time frame … the suspect fired a pistol on the sufferer, hanging him,” Ogden police mentioned.
Singh was pronounced useless on the scene.
Singh was remembered by neighborhood members as a person with a “actually large coronary heart.”
“That’s all he was doing was right here to assist the neighborhood so for this to occur to him isn’t proper. It’s simply not proper,” Tamara Lamont informed the Deseret Information on Monday.
“I’ve been coming right here since I used to be somewhat woman,” added Shasta Leslie. “He referred to as me Hen Little. He was the type of man that should you have been hungry, he’d all the time provide you with meals.”
On Monday, neighborhood members held a vigil in Singh’s honor.
Ogden police are asking anybody with suggestions and related data to name 801-629-8228.