Man arrested after shots fired near Redwood Road bar

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, May 28, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — A suspect was arrested after shots were fired near a Redwood Road bar in Salt Lake City early Monday morning.

The incident occurred outside the La Cabaña bar at 538 S. Redwood Road just before 1:55 a.m., the Salt Lake City Police Department said in a news release.

“Dispatch was notified that a person was in custody related to a shots fired call at the above address,” the news release said. “Officers arrived and contacted security who had detained Oscar Ocequera, 25.”

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Ocequera had been showing off his firearm in the parking lot of the bar, the news release said, then discharged the weapon twice.

No one was injured as a result of the incident.

Ocequera was booked into jail for discharging the firearm near a structure, and possession of a firearm by an intoxicated person.

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