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Ogden teen is killed following altercation

A teenager was shot and killed following an altercation here early Saturday morning.

Mathew Mendoza, 17, Ogden, was shot around 12:30 a.m. outside the former Ogden City School District building, near 2450 Adams Ave., said Ogden Police Lt. John Stubbs.Two men at a nearby bar heard a gunshot and called police, said Lt. Scott Sangberg. Mendoza was taken to McKay-Dee Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Mendoza apparently died of a gunshot wound to the chest, Sangberg said. The shooting followed a small altercation.

Police interviewed several people Saturday and waded through conflicting stories, Stubbs said. A suspect had not been identified Saturday night.