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One injured after person shot in Salt Lake City overnight

Sep 10, 2022, 7:46 AM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 11:27 am
Salt Lake City Police are investigating after a shooting in Salt Lake City overnight. (Photo courte...
Salt Lake City Police are investigating after a shooting in Salt Lake City overnight. (Photo courtesy of Salt Lake City Police Department)
(Photo courtesy of Salt Lake City Police Department)

SALT LAKE CITY — One person was left in life-threatening condition after a shooting in Salt Lake City early Saturday morning

Salt Lake City Police say this happened just before 1 a.m. near 500 S. and Post Street. They also believe the shooting was gang related. 

Upon arrival, officers located a person with a gunshot wound. The victim has since been identified as 17-year-old Bryan Galicia-Rodriguez. Immediate life-saving efforts were taken by the officers. The victim later died at the hospital as a result of their injuries.

Salt Lake City Police say they believe the suspect fired multiple rounds into the victim’s car, where that person and another were inside. The passenger was not injured.

The suspect got into a vehicle and drove away right after the shooting. There is no description of the suspect or their vehicle currently available.

Working with detectives, officers have started a search of the neighborhood looking for any potential evidence, including any surveillance video that may have captured the shooting.

This is a developing story and will be updated. 

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