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Victim identified in fatal SLC shooting

Posted at 12:07 PM, Jan 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-24 19:13:13-05

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Sunday morning.

The investigation began around 9:20 a.m. when dispatch received reports of a possible shooting in the area of 130 South 800 West.

Once on scene, officers located a victim with a gunshot wound. Despite the efforts of officers and paramedics to treat her, the victim died at the scene.

On Monday, SLCPD identified the victim as 50-year-old Anetupou Niualiku. No other new information was released.

The scene is currently under investigation by detectives with the SLCPD Homicide Squad and members of the Crime Lab Unit. Preliminary findings indicate that it is an isolated incident. There is no immediate danger to the public.