LOCAL NEWS

UPDATE: Rose Park armed suspect in police custody

Dec 18, 2022, 1:20 PM | Updated: 10:14 pm

SALT LAKE CITY — A large number of police officers and a police helicopter were searching for a suspected gunman in Salt Lake City’s Rose Park area.

The incident happened at approximately 12:15.

Salt Lake Police sent a tweet that said they had closed several roads from Sterling Dr. to 800 N. and 1200 W. and American Beauty.

KSL reporter Shelby Lofton said the search followed a chase on foot. Police launched a drone to help with the search. They also asked for a K-9 to help.

Police urged people to avoid the area and residents to stay inside their home.

Police called in a helicopter and drone to help with the search. (Ben Braun Deseret News) Police closed several roads in the Rose Park area. (Ben Braun Deseret News)

According to a press release, a Utah Department of Public Safety helicopter, SLCPD drones and the SLCPD K9 Squad were all assisting in the investigation.

Police located the suspect at approximately 2 p.m. in the area of 1100 West Talisman Dr.

The relationship between the suspect and the victim of the alleged aggravated assault is not known at this time.

 

KSL 5 TV Live

Top Stories

Local News

(KSL TV)...
Tamara Vaifanua

Financial tips to prepare for having kids

Having kids can be exciting, but it requires a lot of financial planning. Here are some smart money moves for new and expecting parents.
13 hours ago
Unsheltered individuals seek warmth in the makeshift warming tent provided by advocates during bitt...
Ashley Fredde

County opens warming center after Salt Lake homeless advocates build unsanctioned tent

Temperatures became dangerously low across the state, making people without housing particularly vulnerable.
13 hours ago
(File) Police Lights responding to a scene....
Eliza Pace

Two employees dead at Northrop Grumman Magna facility

Two employees are dead at the Northrop Grumman facility.
13 hours ago
(CNN)...
Eliza Pace

Hawaii family safe after boulder crashes through home

A woman is safe after a very close call with a boulder crashing through her home in Honolulu.
13 hours ago
(Salt Lake City Police Department/Twitter)...
Shelby Lofton and Josh Ellis, KSL TV

1 dead, 1 injured after two auto-pedestrian crashes at same SLC intersection

Police say one person has died following an auto-pedestrian crash near 1200 West and 600 North.
13 hours ago
Utah Rep. Ryan Wilcox, R-Ogden, wants to create better criteria for issuing Amber Alerts, saying "o...
Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com

Does the state of Utah issue too many Amber Alerts?

If you tend to ignore notifications about Amber Alerts because of their frequency, you may not be alone.
13 hours ago

Sponsored Articles

Fiber Optical cables connected to an optic ports and Network cables connected to ethernet ports...
Brian Huston, CE and Anthony Perkins, BICSI

Why Every Business Needs a Structured Cabling System

A structured cabling system benefits businesses by giving you faster processing speeds and making your network more efficient and reliable.
notebook with password notes highlighted...
PC Laptops

How to Create Strong Passwords You Can Actually Remember

Learn how you can create strong passwords that are actually easy to remember! In a short time you can create new ones in seconds.
house with for rent sign posted...
Chase Harrington, president and COO of Entrata

Top 5 Reasons You May Want to Consider Apartment Life Over Owning a Home

There are many benefits of renting that can be overshadowed by the allure of buying a home. Here are five reasons why renting might be right for you.
Festive kitchen in Christmas decorations. Christmas dining room....
Lighting Design

6 Holiday Decor Trends to Try in 2022

We've rounded out the top 6 holiday decor trends for 2022 so you can be ahead of the game before you start shopping. 
Happy diverse college or university students are having fun on their graduation day...
BYU MBA at the Marriott School of Business

How to Choose What MBA Program is Right for You: Take this Quiz Before You Apply!

Wondering what MBA program is right for you? Take this quiz before you apply to see if it will help you meet your goals.
Diverse Group of Energetic Professionals Team Meeting in Modern Office: Brainstorming IT Programmer...
Les Olson

Don’t Let a Ransomware Attack Get You Down | Protect Your Workplace Today with Cyber Insurance

Business owners and operators should be on guard to protect their workplace. Cyber insurance can protect you from online attacks.
UPDATE: Rose Park armed suspect in police custody