Police respond to shooting in South Salt Lake, victim in critical condition

Posted at 8:59 PM, Aug 14, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-15 00:22:24-04

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah – Police responded to a shooting in South Salt Lake Thursday evening that left the victim in critical condition.

Lt. Justin Hoyal of the Unified Police Department confirmed to FOX 13 News there had been a shooting in the area of 200 East Rigdon Ave.

Witnesses said a man had been shot in the stomach area and others reported hearing between six and 10 shots fired. Officials at the scene tell FOX 13 News that a victim was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Several people were taken into custody in connection with the incident.

FOX 13 News' Nineveh Dinha was at the scene, see the video above for her live report. FOX 13 News will have more information as it becomes available.