SLCPD ask for publics help in shooting investigation, 1 person injured
Jun 10, 2023, 10:21 AM | Updated: Jun 22, 2023, 4:53 pm
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SALT LAKE CITY — A 16-year-old was shot in the ankle last night in a parking lot near 3292 South Richmond Street, according to SLCPD.
SLCPD began their investigation after receiving a 911 call about a shooting around 10:39 p.m. Upon arrival, officers found several parked cars with bullet holes and multiple shell casings on the ground, and a bullet hole in the front window of a business, said a release from SLCPD.
The release further said it was determined two cars pulled into the parking lot and in one vehicle a person began shooting at a truck with two individuals standing nearby.
One of the nearby individuals began shooting back.
During the investigation, police learned a 16-year-old boy was dropped off at a local hospital with a gunshot to the ankle. It is believed he was one of the shooters.
His injuries are non-life threatening. And no one else is believed to be wounded.
The SLCPD Gang Unit responded to the scene and is handling the investigation. Furthermore, SLCPD Crime Lab technicians are processing, documenting and collecting evidence on scene.
No charges have been filed at this time.
Police ask anyone with information to call 801-799-3000.