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PUBLIC RELATIONS UNIT

June 11, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact Information: PolicePRUnit@slcgov.com

Media Request Form: https://slcpd.com/mediarequest/

SLCPD Investigation Shooting in Downtown, 1 Person Hurt

SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Police Department investigating a shooting in downtown that left one man with a non-life-threatening injury.

This investigation started at 5:56 p.m. when a community member called 9-1-1 and immediately gave the address of 100 South 300 East and disconnected.

SLC911 attempted to call back but the person didn’t answer. SLC911 continued to call the number and a person eventually answered and said someone had fired a gun.

SLC911 received additional calls from community members who provided crucial information about the shooting and the suspect.

While officers searched the area for any victims, suspects, and evidence, they learned a 23-year-old man arrived at a local hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

Because of a community tip, officers quickly and safely detained a 30-year-old near the Main City Library.

Officer also found and safely seized a firearm.

Officers have also determined there are two crime scenes associated with this incident.

The first is located at 105 South 300 East which is where officers believe the suspect shot the victim.

The second is located at 250 South 300 East which is where officers believe the suspect shot toward a second person as he fled the scene. That shooting did not injure the person.

Anyone with information about this shooting – who has not already talked with officers – is asked to call 801-799-3000.

Officers are in the area checking for surveillance video that may have captured the shooting. Officers are also requesting that any community members with video or photos of the moments before, during, and after the shooting to call 801-799-3000.

The victim’s name is not being released.

The suspect’s name will not be released unless and until they are booked into jail.

A SLCPD Public Information Officer (PIO) responded to the scene to provide media and community members updates.

Photos from the scene are being released. Media may use these photos with credit to the Salt Lake City Police Department.

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