A 26-year-old man was taken to a Salt Lake hospital early Sunday morning in critical condition with multiple gunshot wounds in the second downtown shooting incident of the weekend.
Salt Lake Police Lt. Scott White said an argument earlier in the evening between two women at a local club may have led to the incident at 1450 S. West Temple just after 2 a.m. The victim is the brother of one of the women involved and was dropping her and some friends off when he was shot.
"The brother exited his vehicle when he was dropping of his sister and some friends," White said. "A small, bluish-green car pulled up and a male in the car got out and shot the victim three to five times in the stomach."
White said that four people in the suspected shooter's car were all known to people with the victim and that police were seeking them, though no arrests had been made as of mid-day Sunday. White said police believe that the shooter is a juvenile, but the other three occupants of the car, another man and two women, were all adults.
Police have not released the identities of any of the people involved.
White said the victim, his sister and others with them left the scene after the shooting and were stopped a short time later on 1300 South by police as they were taking the victim to the hospital.
White said he had not received an update on the victim's condition, but did not believe his injuries were life-threatening.
The shooting Sunday morning came almost 24 hours after another shooting in Salt Lake. In that one, a 24-year-old man was shot multiple times near 500 East and 700 South.The victim remained in critical condition Sunday. Police believe that incident was gang-related and are seeking a 21-year-old man who may have sought out the victim. Neither the victim or the man have been identified.
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