GUN VIOLENCE

SLCPD arrest fugitive shooting suspect

Jun 22, 2024, 10:07 AM | Updated: 10:07 am

An SLCPD car with it's lights on. (Salt Lake City Police Department)...

An SLCPD car with it's lights on. (Salt Lake City Police Department)

(Salt Lake City Police Department)

SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Police Department said a fugitive suspect wanted in connection to a shooting in February was arrested Friday, according to a press release.

On February 1, SLCPD said they responded to a call near 1500 West Gillespie Ave. and found a man with a gunshot wound. The man was taken to the hospital in serious condition, according to police.

Detectives began their investigation, and police said 37-year-old Kenneth Ray Washington III was identified as a suspect.

On Friday at approximately 10 p.m., officials reported finding a car belonging to Washington near 1000 South Main St.

On Friday, a judge approved a no-bail warrant for his arrest, according to police.

Washington was safely arrested.


Charges are only allegations, and every arrested person is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

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SLCPD arrest fugitive shooting suspect