Man killed after fight at SLC convenience store
Updated: 10/18/2012 10:39 am | Published: 10/17/2012 10:54 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - A man was killed after getting into a fight at a convenience store in Salt Lake City Wednesday night.
Salt Lake City Police were called to the Smith's Express at 873 East South Temple around 7:15 p.m. after witnesses say a man entered the store and assaulted another customer.
Police tell ABC 4 News the 62-yr-old man yelled at a clerk and then punched a 53-year-old male customer.
According to customers, the man appeared to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Following the man's attack, the other shopper then hit back, striking the man in the head.
The victim was later identified as Alfred Montoya.
Police say Motoya then stumbled out of the store, slumped into his car and passed out.
An ambulance rushed Montoya to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police are now investigating this case as a homicide.
Stay tuned to ABC 4 News and abc4.com for the latest on this case.
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