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Woman shot, killed in Salt Lake City identified, suspects on the loose

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8/16: Friday police identified the victim as 33-year-old Alicia Baxter. Police say Baxter knew her killer.

At this time no arrests have been made


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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – A woman is dead in Salt Lake City after a shooting in broad daylight.

The woman’s identity has not yet been released, but police described her as a white woman in her 30s. Police said she was talking with three men when one of then shot her.

Police said they received a call to assist with a bleeding woman around 4Z:50 p.m. They said the woman was found with a gunshot wound to her head. She was taken to a nearby hospital where she later died.

Police said the suspect and two witnesses are still at-large.

“We have suspects of interest but we don’t have anyone we are going to be giving out right now. However, we do not have anyone in custody,” said Salt Lake City Police Lt. Jenn Diederich.

Salt Lake City homicide investigation

Salt Lake City police search for suspect after woman shot, killed. Here's what we know: https://bit.ly/2Kz29Bc

Posted by ABC4 Utah – Good4Utah on Thursday, August 15, 2019

Investigators are working to piece together the different accounts of what happened. Police said they don’t believe the suspect poses a threat to the larger community and say this was an “isolated shooting”–meaning it was likely personal.

This is a developing story. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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