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West Salt Lake City home hit by bullets, kids unharmed

First Published May 05 2014 06:42 am • Last Updated May 05 2014 04:02 pm

Police want the public’s help in bringing to justice the suspects in a Sunday night shooting episode in west Salt Lake City, where two children were inside the targeted residence.

At 11:18 p.m., SLCPD received 911 calls reporting numerous shots had been fired near Parkview Elementary School, at 1005 S. Emery Street (about 1200 West).

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Officers learned that two children were inside the targeted residence at the time the shots were fired, but neither was hit by bullets, though a window was broken and the house pierced by multiple gunshots.

The older child had reported hearing a knock at the door about one minute prior to the shots being fired.

The children’s mother reportedly had left to get groceries shortly before the incident; no one else was inside the home at the time.

Police did not immediately have a description of the shooters, their vehicle or a motive for the attack.

Anyone with information in this incident is asked to call SLCPD at 801-799-3000.

remims@sltrib.com

Twitter: @remims


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