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One man injured in late night shooting at downtown club

Published: Sunday, July 21 2013 10:55 a.m. MDT

A person was shot at outside this bar at 328 South State in Salt Lake City Sunday, July 21, 2013. The victim was hit in the calf and listed in B condition as Salt Lake Police continue looking for suspect.

Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — One man was shot in the leg early Sunday morning after a group of individuals ejected from a club returned and fired rounds into a crowd.

Lt. Scott White of the Salt Lake Police Department said four individuals have been taken into custody following the shooting, which occurred around 1:30 a.m. Sunday outside The Circle Lounge at 328 S. State Street.

White said earlier in the evening there was an altercation at The Circle Lounge and a group of individuals were asked to leave. The group returned later that night as the crowd was letting out and four to five shots were fired.

One man was struck in the calf, White said, and transferred to University Hospital. White said the man's injury was serious but not life threatening.

Investigators received a suspect description and license plate number from witnesses. White said officials were able to track the vehicle to Cottonwood Heights, were four individuals were taken into custody for questioning.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

Contributing: Dan Jessop

Email: benwood@deseretnews.com, Twitter: bjaminwood

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