CRIME, POLICE + COURTS

Violence on Victory Road

Nov 23, 2021, 6:08 AM | Updated: 6:37 am
Victory Road towards the Utah State Capitol building. Photo: Tony Frates / flickr...
Victory Road towards the Utah State Capitol building. Photo: Tony Frates / flickr

SALT LAKE CITY — The early morning hours on Tuesday saw an exchange of violence that resulted in a stabbing on Victory Road. 

Salt Lake City Police Department Lt. Tim Stone reported that late Monday night and into Tuesday morning, a disagreement began between one male, 44 years old, and another, 53 years old.

Salt Lake City Police received a call on a scanner around 12:15 am of a reported stabbing. When police arrived on scene, they found the victim of the stabbing, the 53-year-old male, on Victory Road with multiple stab wounds to the chest area. 

Suspect found

The suspect who inflicted the stab wounds reportedly ran from the scene of the crime. Police later found the suspect at 300 W 600 N. 

The stabbing victim cooperated with police and was taken into custody. Police reported he was in stable condition in a hospital receiving treatment for his injuries. 

After locating the suspect, the 44-year-old male, police apprehended and interviewed him. They reported plans to take the suspect to jail following a detailed interview about the events and how they transpired. 

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Violence on Victory Road