Salt Lake City police investigate shooting, stabbings in Pierpont Ave. club district

Salt Lake City police respond to the scene of assaults with multiple injuries in the Pierpont Ave. club district early Sunday morning. Photo: Gephardt Daily/Patrick Benedict

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, June 5, 2022 (Gephardt Daily) — There was a heavy police presence in downtown Salt Lake City overnight as officers investigated a violent turn of events in the Pierpont Avenue club district.

The Salt Lake City police investigation began about 12:46 a.m. Sunday when officers on scene first reported a shooting at Club Echo at 124 West Pierpont Ave.

As additional officers arrived, police reported finding a 28-year-old male with a laceration to the face.

Moments later, police reported a 30-year-old female with an apparent gunshot wound to the leg.

At 12:51 a.m. police radioed for additional medical units, calling on them to expedite their response to treat a 28-year-old male who was believed to have been stabbed in the chest.

All three of those injured were transported to area hospitals. Their conditions were not provided.

Police have yet to comment on the incident, including circumstances leading up to the violence, or possible suspect information.

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



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