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Woman killed, shooting being investigated as homicide

Nov 20, 2022, 11:15 AM | Updated: May 21, 2023, 4:30 pm

Nicole Olsen, 29, who was shot and killed in a suspected homicide. (Courtesy: GoFundMe)...

Nicole Olsen, 29, who was shot and killed in a suspected homicide. (Courtesy: GoFundMe)

(Courtesy: GoFundMe)

SALT LAKE CITY — A 29-year-old woman was shot and killed early Sunday morning and police said they are investigating her death as a homicide.

The victim was identified Monday as Nichole Olsen.

At approximately 2 a.m. on Sunday, Salt Lake City police responded to a shooting near 300 South West Temple.

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The shooting happened in a parking lot near a nightclub, where police say employees of the nightclub had asked several people to leave.

In the parking lot, the suspect got into an argument with Olsen’s boyfriend. The suspect shot the victim when the argument escalated.

As officers were responding, it was reported that someone drove Olsen to the University of Utah Hospital where she later died.

The suspect and others left after the shooting in an unknown vehicle.

Detectives are asking that anyone with information about this shooting to call 801-799-3000 and reference case number 22-229528.

A GoFundMe* was created and can be found here.


*KSL TV does not assure that the money deposited to the account will be applied for the benefit of the persons named as beneficiaries. If you are considering a deposit to the account, you should consult your own advisers and otherwise proceed at your own risk.

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