LOCAL NEWS

Three arrested after SLC fight, shooting that injured three

Nov 6, 2021, 12:33 PM | Updated: Nov 7, 2021, 4:03 pm
(Salt Lake City Police Department)...
(Salt Lake City Police Department)
(Salt Lake City Police Department)

SALT LAKE CITY — Three people are in custody and police are investigating after a fight and subsequent shooting injured three.

Officials with the Salt Lake City Police Department said the incidents occurred around 2 a.m. Saturday near 39 East Exchange Place.

Officers were already in the area when they heard the fight followed by gunshots coming from a parking garage.

Authorities said police located a 34-year-old man who had been shot, a 25-year-old man who had been stabbed and a 34-year-old man who had been physically assaulted.

Officers rendered first aid to the victims, who were taken to area hospitals with injuries that were not considered life-threatening. Police said the three victims were in stable condition.

“Patrol officers from all three SLCPD patrol divisions and members of the SLCPD Gang Unit, who were already on duty, responded to the scene to help with the investigation and to ensure the crime scene remained secured,” officials said.

Investigators said the suspected shooter is among the three people who have been taken into custody and the disturbance is still under investigation.

“Anyone with information or photos or video that captured the moments leading up to, during and after the disturbance, and who have not already talked with police, should call 801-799-3000 and reference case No. 21-204727.”

One of the arrestee’s was identified in court documents as 23-year-old Uelese Alofoisio Tone.

Police said interviews were conducted with several witnesses who provided video evidence of the attack, which showed Tone assaulting one of the victims at their car.

“The video evidence shows Tone and other suspects hitting the victim. The victim was knocked unconscious and was taken to the hospital with face and head injuries,” read the document.

Satago Lilio, 30, could also be seen assaulting that same victim, according to court documents.

The third arrestee, identified as 30-year-old Daru Tavita Taumua, used a handgun during the attack.

“Daru Taumua can be seen with a group of people running around a vehicle in the parking garage. Daru is identified on video firing 3 rounds from a handgun at the direction of two other subjects… who are seen running away from Daru,” read the probable cause statement.

The three men were booked into the Salt Lake County Jail Saturday afternoon for investigation of aggravated assault, a third-degree felony.

Taumua is also facing a charge of felony discharge of a firearm.

KSL 5 TV Live

Top Stories

Local News

...
Ashley Moser

Utah mom encourages others to look for signs of strokes after her 3 month recovery

A Utah mother is grateful she followed her gut and had her family call 911 after waking up in the middle of the night partially paralyzed.
13 hours ago
FILE: Highland High School in Salt Lake City is pictured on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. (Kristin Murphy/...
Josh Ellis

2 Highland students detained after guns found in bags; alert lifted

Police say two students at Highland High School were detained after two guns were recovered on campus Monday.
13 hours ago
Jerrod William Baum, 42, appears for a preliminary hearing in 4th District Court in Provo on Wednes...
Eliza Pace

Man convicted of murder of two Utah teens requests retrial

Jerrod Baum, a man convicted of murder for the killings of Breezy Otteson and Riley Powell, has requested a retrial. 
13 hours ago
(Utah Highway Patrol)...
Eliza Pace

Third-generation Utah Highway Patrol officer sworn in for the first time in history

Kollin Robertson was sworn in as a third-generation Utah Highway Patrol Trooper, the first third-generation trooper in Utah history. 
13 hours ago
...
Tamara Vaifanua

USU professor studying ways to limit bad parent behavior at youth games

Parents behaving badly at youth sporting events is growing more common across the nation and something we've seen play out here in Utah in recent weeks.
13 hours ago
(Spanish Fork Fire Department)...
Josh Ellis

2 killed in separate Utah Co. crashes; 1 injured after hitting school bus in Clearfield

Emergency crews responded to fatal crashes in Saratoga Springs and Spanish Fork Canyon while two crashes caused heavy delays in Davis County Monday morning.
13 hours ago

Sponsored Articles

young woman with stickers on laptop computer...
Les Olson

7 ways print marketing materials can boost your business

Custom print marketing materials are a great way to leave an impression on clients or customers. Read for a few ideas to spread the word about your product or company.
young woman throwing clothes to organize a walk in closet...
Lighting Design

How to organize your walk-in closet | 7 easy tips to streamline your storage today

Read our tips to learn how to organize your walk-in closet for more storage space. These seven easy tips can help you get the most out of your space.
Types of Computer Malware and Examples...
PC Laptops

5 Nasty Types of Computer Malware and Examples | Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Computer and Family Safe

Here are the different types of computer malware and examples that could potentially infect your computer.
tips how to quit smoking...

7 Tips How to Quit Smoking | Quitting Smoking Might be One of the Hardest Things You Ever Do but Here’s Where You Can Start

Quitting smoking cigarettes can be incredibly difficult. Here are 7 tips how to quit smoking to help you on your quitting journey.
Photo: Storyblocks...
Blue Stakes of Utah 811

Blue Stakes of Utah 811: 5 Reasons To Call 811 Before You Dig When Working in Your Yard

Call before you dig. Even at home, you could end up with serious injuries or broken utilities just because you didn't call Blue Stakes of Utah 811.
Days of...
Days of '47 Rodeo

TRIVIA: How well do you know your rodeo? Take this quiz before you go to the Days of ’47!

The Utah Days of ’47 Rodeo presented by Zions Bank is a one-of-a-kind Gold Medal Rodeo being held July 20-23, 25 at 7:30 PM. The Days of ’47 Rodeo How well do you know your rodeo trivia? Take the quiz to test your know-all before heading out to the Days of ’47 Rodeo at the […]
Three arrested after SLC fight, shooting that injured three