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Suspect in 2016 killing of Utah teenager is extradited from Mexico

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The alleged shooter was reportedly mad that the sufferer threw an egg at him.

Scott Sommerdorf | The Salt Lake Tribune
Paris Gustin’s Aunt, Shante McArthur locations images of Paris Gustin earlier than a 2016 press convention asking for anybody with details about the capturing that took Paris’ life to come back ahead and help the investigation. The person charged with killing {the teenager} has been extradited from Mexico.

A person charged with capturing and killing a Utah teenager who reportedly threw an egg at him has been extradited from Mexico. Fortunato Villagrana was charged with the killing in 2017.

In accordance with prices, on July 5, 2016, 16-year-old Paris Gustin was in a Honda Civic with buddies, driving across the Rose Park space and throwing eggs. When a Nissan pulled up subsequent to them, Gustin reportedly leaned out the entrance passenger window and threw an egg by way of the open window of the opposite automotive, hitting the driving force.

Shortly thereafter, the Nissan started chasing the Honda. In accordance with the opposite youngsters within the Honda, somebody leaned out the entrance passenger window of the Nissan and started capturing. Gustin was struck within the head and within the again, and died a short while later.

In accordance with the costs, witnesses recognized Villagrana as the person who was hit by the egg, and instructed police he went dwelling and bought a gun — believed to be an AK-47. He went searching for the youngsters who threw the egg, and fired a number of photographs at their automotive.

After the capturing, Villagrana left Utah and went to Mexico. In 2017, he was charged in third District Court docket with homicide and discharge of a weapon with critical bodily damage, first-degree felonies; and two counts of felony discharge of a weapon, third-degree felonies.

Salt Lake Metropolis police introduced that Villagrano, now 27, was delivered to Salt Lake Metropolis by the U.S. Marshals Service on Thursday. He was booked into the Salt Lake County jail, the place he’s being held on bail of $1,017,507.

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