Officials searching for suspect after man shot in the leg in Salt Lake City

Provo Man Shot, Mistaken for Home Intruder
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Nov. 30, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — Officials are searching for a suspect after a man was shot in the leg in Salt Lake City early Sunday morning.

Officers were dispatched to a call of shots fired in the area of 1522 S. State St. at approximately 2:44 a.m., according to a watch log from Salt Lake City Police Department.

“Witnesses stated that the victim was leaving in a vehicle,” the watch log says. “Officers stopped the vehicle, located the victim and applied a tourniquet to the man’s leg until medical personnel arrived.”

The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A suspect has not been located at this time; officials have not released a description of that individual.


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