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PUBLIC RELATIONS UNIT

August 23, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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SLCPD Investigating Shooting, 1 Person Recovering

SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Police Department is investigating a shooting that injured a 26-year-old man.

This investigation started at 9:24 p.m. on Tuesday, August 22, 2023, when SLC911 took a 9-1-1 call about a shooting near 900 West and 1000 North.

Officers arrived and found the man with a gunshot wound. Officers provided first aid until paramedics took over.

Gold Cross Ambulance and the Salt Lake City Fire Department took the man to the hospital in serious, but stable condition.

His injuries are not life-threatening.

Despite a large search, that included the SLCPD K9 Unit and Pioneer Bike Squad, the suspect left the area.

Officers believe the suspect and victim got into an argument, possibly over personal property, prior to the shooting.

There is no suspect information for release currently. However, detectives are continuing to conduct follow-up on this case and are asking the person involved to turn themselves in.

This shooting appears to be isolated. There is no risk to the community.

As of August 20, 2023, violent crime throughout Salt Lake City is down 10%. Overall crime throughout Salt Lake City is down 16%.

Non-family aggravated assaults, which is what this case is being investigated as, are down 10% throughout the city, as of August 20, 2023.

The Salt Lake City Police Department continues to take daily, proactive measures, as part of its Violent Crime Reduction Plan, to reduce violent crime.

No photos from the scene are available.

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