These are not really OC related. But they are noteworthy. Assuming that they really are random, there is not much one can do to prevent them, or even react to them as I'd guess the assailants have fled by the time most victims even realize what has happened, much less have a chance to react.

The world is getting to be a crazy place.




Draper police are looking for the car and suspects involved in two random drive-by shootings Thursday night.

Draper police Sgt. Eric Braegger says officers believe the gunshots were fired from the window of a dark blue, possibly four-door sedan headed west on Highland Drive around 10 p.m.


Police say the shootings appear to be random. Investigators were checking to see if they could be related to the shooting of a UHP trooper's car on I-15 in Bountiful Thursday night.

BOUNTIFUL -- Bountiful police are looking for the person who shot a Utah Highway Patrol trooper's car on I-15 Thursday night.
Shooting investigation shut down northbound lanes of I-15 Thursday night.

... a trooper had pulled off into a construction zone near Pages Lane to help with traffic control around 9:30 p.m.

"He then heard a couple of pops. He got out and checked his vehicle and found there was a bullet hole in his vehicle," he says.