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PAROWAN – Officials have confirmed that a 57-year-old woman was fatally shot in Parowan Thursday afternoon.
According to a press release from the Iron County Sheriff’s Office, it is believed that 83-year-old Nathan Zimmerman shot his 57-year-old stepdaughter when she arrived at his residence, near the area of 300 South and 800 West in Parowan. The shooting took place around 12:30 p.m.
Zimmerman has been taken into custody.
“There’s no threat to the public at all,” Parowan City Manager Shayne Scott said.
The shooting is being called a homicide at this time, according to information from the Iron County Sheriff’s Office. Additional details will be released by the Sheriff’s Office as they become known.
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