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Two arrested after series of drive-by shootings in SLC

Posted at 5:53 AM, Jan 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-21 07:54:00-05

SALT LAKE CITY — Two people are in police custody Thursday morning after three drive-by shootings and a chase in Salt Lake City.

Police said the shootings occurred in the area of 1630 W 500 S.

Officers were nearby when the third shooting occurred and they attempted to stop a vehicle that they believed was involved in the shooting.

The 26-year-old driver led police on a brief car chase, then exited the vehicle and ran away. A 17-year-old suspect, whom police said was apparently intoxicated, was found in the vehicle.

Police found the driver hiding in the Marmalade District neighborhood.

The 26-year-old suspect faces multiple felony charges, including discharge of a firearm. The 17-year-old suspect was remanded to juvenile authorities.

No one was injured in the shootings.

Watch FOX 13 for updates.