Police investigate shootout outside Salt Lake club

Published: Friday, July 12 2013 1:00 p.m. MDT

Two men reportedly shot at each other outside a Salt Lake club on Thursday night. One man was arrested and police were looking for a second.

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SALT LAKE CITY — One person was arrested and police were looking for at least one other Friday following a reported shootout outside a downtown club.

Just after 9 p.m. Thursday, officers were called to the parking lot of Club One, 180 W. 400 South, on a report of a man with a gun. Officers heard shots fired just as they were arriving, said Salt Lake police detective Veronica Montoya.

Detectives believe two men exchanged shots, she said. No one was injured.

When police arrived at the parking lot, one vehicle tried to back out and leave in a hurry. That vehicle was stopped and Omar Flores Navarro, 23, was arrested for investigation of aggravated assault and discharging a firearm in city limits. A gun was recovered, Montoya said.

The search for the second alleged gunman continued Friday. Montoya said there were several witnesses to the incident.

Anyone with information can call police at 801-799-3000.

— Pat Reavy

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