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.
A second person, who was not identified, was in critical condition, and police were still searching for the suspect Sunday morning, according to ABC4 Utah.
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox also confirmed Lowe’s death Sunday morning, tweeting his condolences.
Abby and I mourn with our @UUtah family and friends at the tragic passing of Aaron Lowe this morning. Our prayers are with his family at this terribly difficult time.
— Spencer Cox (@SpencerJCox) September 26, 2021
Lowe, a defensive back, was in his third season at Utah and appeared in each of the Utes’ first four games this season.
A native of Mesquite, Texas, Lowe was the school’s first recipient of the Ty Jordan Memorial Scholarship, created to honor the former Utah running back who died last December.