Man shot, wounded in downtown Salt Lake City early Friday morning

Downtown SLC Shooting
Police investigators on the scene of an early Friday morning shooting near 200 East 120 South in downtown Salt Lake City. Photo: Gephardt Daily/Patrick Benedict

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, July 16, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — A man was shot and wounded in downtown Salt Lake City early Friday morning.

Salt Lake City Police Sgt. Mark Wian told Gephardt Daily officers responded to a call of shots fired just after 1 a.m. in the area of 120 South and 300 East.

When officers arrived, they found a 31-year old with a gunshot wound to his arm.

Wian said the man refused to cooperate with investigators and was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

A number of neighbors reported hearing shots being fired, but told police they did not seeing anything.

The incident was still under investigation as of 2:45 a.m. Friday.

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


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