University of Utah football player Aaron Lowe has tragically lost his young life after he was shot and killed in a shooting incident early Sunday in Salt Lake City.
Salt Lake City police confirmed to ABC4 Utah that Lowe died in the shooting, which occurred at a house party in the city’s Sugar House neighborhood.
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox also confirmed Lowe’s death Sunday morning, tweeting his condolences.
Lowe was in his third season at Utah and appeared in each of the Utes’ first four games this year.
The 21-year-old’s death comes less than a year after running back Ty Jordan died an in accidental shooting in December 2020. Lowe went to high school with Jordan and changed his number from No. 2 to No. 22 to honor his legacy.