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Vandals shoot man in leg in Salt Lake City

Posted at 11:59 AM, Nov 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-26 14:23:09-05

SALT LAKE CITY – A man was shot in the leg early Sunday morning, after confronting a group of people who were vandalizing a car.

According to Lieutenant Ross Amott of the Salt Lake City Police Department, a man and a woman heard a commotion outside of their home near 900 W. and 800 N.  They spotted 3-4 people vandalizing the woman’s car, and went outside to confront them.

Amott stated when the man and woman went outside, one of the vandals pulled out a gun, and shot the man in the leg.

All suspects are still at large. The gunman was described as a white male in his late 20’s. It was unknown the extent of the vandalism on the car.