Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

July 10, 2018
Tooele motorcyclist shot, killed in San Bernardino

A Tooele man was shot and killed on eastbound state Route 210 last Friday, according to the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department. 

Officers with the San Bernardino Police Department were dispatched on reports of a shooting on SR-210, west of the H Street exit in the city limits, at 3:59 a.m. on July 6, according to a press release from the San Bernardino County coroner. When officers arrived, they found 44-year-old Shawn Fowler with traumatic injuries. 

Fowler was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:11 a.m., according to the release. The shooting is being investigated by the homicide detail of the San Bernardino Police Department. 

Fowler was riding with his wife and another motorcyclist when they experienced a mechanical problem and pulled onto center median, according to media reports. Fowler’s wife was uninjured but the other motorcyclist was wounded in the shooting. 

Detectives were still trying to determine if the gunshots came from a passing vehicle as of Friday, according to media reports. 

 

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