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One man is dead and two others injured in shooting near Smith's Ballpark in Salt Lake City

Posted at 6:47 AM, Dec 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-23 18:56:14-05

SALT LAKE CITY — One man is dead and two others injured after a shooting in Salt Lake City.

Just after midnight Tuesday, police were called to the area just south of Smith’s Ballpark.

READ: Sharp spike in property and violent crime in SLC, particularly the Ballpark neighborhood

37-year-old Salesi Katoa was found dead in a car on Kensington Avenue, which is around 1500 South, and Main Street.

A 29-year-old man was found not far away with a gunshot wound and was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

A 20-year-old female was shot in the arm and is in stable condition.

Police learned of her when St. Mark’s Hospital reported the woman had gone there for treatment.

Detectives have been working the case but so far have no suspect information.

“We haven't been able to substantiate the relationship between them,” said Lt. Andrew Cluff with the Salt Lake City Police Department. “All we know is some sort of altercation here on Kensington Avenue resulting in three victims being shot."

If you have any information please call 801-799-3000 and reference case 20-227064.