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1 injured in overnight shooting in Salt Lake City; police searching for suspect

Dec 16, 2023, 1:00 PM | Updated: May 30, 2024, 9:07 am

Salt Lake police are investigating a shooting that happened early Saturday near 900 West Folsom Ave...

Salt Lake police are investigating a shooting that happened early Saturday near 900 West Folsom Ave. A 34-year-old man was sent to the hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening. (Salt Lake police)

(Salt Lake police)

SALT LAKE CITY — A 34-year-old man was shot early Saturday near 900 West Folsom Avenue, and police are searching for the suspect.

About 4:40 a.m., police received several 911 calls about a shooting in the area. When officers arrived they found a man with at least one gunshot wound along Folsom Trail and began life-saving efforts. The man was then transported by paramedics to the hospital with injuries not considered to be life-threatening.

Police searched the area for the shooter and learned through witnesses that the suspect had left on a bike.

Officers say the suspect and the man had an argument prior to the shooting and do not believe there is a threat to the community.

No arrests have been made and a detailed suspect description was not available.

Police ask that anyone with information about the shooting to call 801-799-3000.

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1 injured in overnight shooting in Salt Lake City; police searching for suspect