Mindee Lavell Elmore, 41, fue confrontado por Seth Gibson, 34, outside a Smith’s Food and Drug store in Ogden on Saturday, la policía dijo. Le disparó en la cabeza y se fue de la escena.
Police found Gibson shortly after in the front yard of a home.
Armed with a semi-automatic handgun, Gibson engaged in an hours-long standoff with police and SWAT officers before shooting himself, las autoridades dijeron.
He was taken to a hospital in critical condition. He eventually died, Ogden police said Tuesday.
On a GoFundMe page, friends described Elmore as a “beloved daughter, sister, aunt, and most importantly mother.”
Andy’s Club, a Greek restaurant where she worked, shared its condolences in a Facebook post. It noted that Easter was her favorite holiday.
“Her infectious laugh and magnetic smile easily made her a customer favorite,” the post read. “She was so much more than a coworker, she was a loyal friend who will be forever missed but never forgotten.”