Landscape company owner shoots customer during dispute, police say

Utah Man Allegedly Shot Man After Landscaping Dispute

BLUFFDALE, Utah — The owner of a landscape company in a dispute with a customer shot the man multiple times, investigators said.

Ryan Nolan Holladay, 36, went to a 34-year-old man's house Sunday to "mediate" after a deal had broken down, then drew a gun from his pocket and shot the homeowner twice, KSL reported.

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Saratoga Springs police said Holladay fired six shots, hitting the man in the right bicep and rib cage, KSL reported.

Investigators located Holladay’s phone in a parked car at the Salt Lake City International Airport. He was not found, and a $100,000 warrant for his arrest was issued.

Holladay is charged with multiple counts of discharging a firearm and possession of a firearm by a restricted person, KSL reported.

Holladay was previously convicted of robbery, possession of a weapon by a restricted person and impersonating an officer in 2003 and sentenced to up to 15 years to run concurrent to a five-year sentence from a 2002 aggravated robbery conviction, KSL reported.