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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.

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.

 

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UPDATE: Rose Park armed suspect in police custody