Police on scene of deadly Saturday night shooting in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City police on the scene of a shooting Saturday night near 400 North Star Crest Drive. Photo: Gephardt Daily/Monico Garza/SLCScanner

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Jan. 12, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Salt Lake City police are searching for suspects in a fatal shooting which took place Saturday night near 400 North Star Crest Drive.

The deceased has been identified as Mason Hunt, 26, the Salt Lake City Police Department tweeted Sunday afternoon.

Dispatchers first received a call of “shots fired” shortly after 8 p.m.

When officers arrived they found a victim, believed to be in his mid-20s, in critical condition.

The wounded man was rushed by ground ambulance to the Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, but passed away from his injuries a short while later.

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Emergency dispatchers put out an attempt to locate request (ATL) informing patrol officers to keep an eye out for possible armed suspects last seen driving a dark colored 2007 Infiniti close to the shooting site.

Police are asking anyone who has any information about this incident to call SLCPD at 801-799-3000.

Gephardt Daily will update this developing story as more information becomes available.


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