SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – September 30, 2015 (Gephardt Daily) — The Salt Lake City Police Department requests the public’s help to locate fugitive Raul Contreras, 20, wanted for felony aggravated assault and felony riot. Contreras should be considered armed and dangerous.
Contreras allegedly was involved in an incident that resulted in a shooting and riot on Monday, June 29. The incident at 1601 West 400 South occurred when a man was in his apartment and heard a commotion outside at 11:22 p.m. Police said the man confronted several males that were involved in an argument when they began to shoot at him. He sustained a gunshot wound to his shoulder. The man returned fire with his own gun and the suspects fled the area in a gray Chevrolet Impala. The victim was transported to a local hospital.
Contreras is described as Hispanic, 5’11” tall and 200 lbs, with black hair and brown eyes.
The Police Department asks anyone who may know the location of Contreras to call 801.799.3000. Anonymous tips may be sent by text to 274637. Please start the text with TIPSLCPD, which routes it to the police department. Then include any relevant information. Reference: case #15-118351.