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Man hospitalized after shooting in South Salt Lake

Posted at 6:15 AM, Dec 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-01 11:11:18-05

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah — A 21-year-old man is in serious condition after a shooting in South Salt Lake early Tuesday morning.

The shooting occurred around 2:30 at Mountain Shadow Apartments, 3895 S 700 W.

"We do believe that this is a targeted, isolated incident and directed at this specific person," said Lt. Danielle Croyle, South Salt Lake PD. "With that, we don't think there's a threat to the area or the surrounding community."

As of 6 a.m., the victim was undergoing surgery for treatment of his gunshot injury. Police hope to speak with him and learn more about the events surrounding the shooting.

Anyone with information that may help South Salt Lake Police identify a suspect in the shooting is urged to call 801-840-4000.