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Suspect arrested after shooting in Liberty Park

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Posted at 4:15 PM, Sep 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-12 19:58:34-04

SALT LAKE CITY — A suspect was arrested Sunday in connection with a shooting in a Salt Lake City park.

The incident occurred around 3 p.m. at Liberty Park. Fortunately, SLCPD officials believe no one was shot.

There were many witnesses, which SLCPD said helped them to quickly identify the male suspect and take him into custody. They also recovered the gun that they believe was used.


"We want to thank all of the witnesses who provided fast and detailed information to our officers, which allowed them to make the arrest," the department tweeted.

Police are continuing to investigate, but the park is still open.

No further information was immediately available, and the suspect has not been publicly identified.

Anyone who has videos or photos of the shooting itself is asked to call 801-799-3000 and reference case number 21-166731.