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1 dead after overnight shooting in Salt Lake City

A person who was seriously injured in a shooting near 500 South Post Street in Salt Lake City early Saturday has died. (Salt Lake City Police)

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SALT LAKE CITY – A person who was seriously injured in a shooting near 500 South Post Street in Salt Lake City early Saturday has died.

Around 12:54 a.m., police received multiple 911 calls reporting a shooting near Post Street. When officers arrived, they found one person with at least one gunshot wound, police said. The person was taken to hospital and later died, police said.

Police said a preliminary investigation indicated a suspect stood outside the person’s vehicle and fired several bullets into the car. A passenger was also in the car and was not injured. The suspect immediately got into a car and drove off after the shooting, police said.

Police searched the area but did not find the suspect or his car.

The victim’s name, age and gender have not been released.

Police have also not released details of the suspect.

Police said this shooting did not appear to be random.

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