Man Charged With Murder For Fatally Shooting Utah Football Player Aaron Lowe

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A man has been arrested and charged in the killing of University of Utah football player Aaron Lowe at a house party.

Cops say that Aaron Lowe was shot just hours after Utah beat Washington State 24-13. A woman was also shot and hospitalized. 

According to ESPN, Buk M. Buk has was charged with aggravated murder, attempted murder, and felony discharge of a firearm.

“In a time of need, we turned to our community,” Salt Lake City police chief Mike Brown said in a statement. “We asked people to come forward and to share the information they had. Because of those tips and the unrelenting pursuit of justice from our homicide detectives, we have arrested the person accused of murdering Aaron Lowe. So many lives have been impacted from this senseless shooting.”

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“We are devastated to hear about the passing of Aaron Lowe,” Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham said in a statement. 

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Aaron’s family and friends, along with the other individual who was harmed in this tragic incident. Aaron was a great teammate, friend, brother and son and was loved by anyone who crossed paths with him. He will be deeply missed.”