Salt Lake Police respond to 3 cases involving shotguns about 30 minutes apart

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah)- Salt Lake City police were busy Wednesday morning.

They responded to an aggravated robbery, a shooting, and an attempted robbery with aggravated assault all within about 30 minutes of each other

The first incident happened at a 7-Eleven located at 535 East 1700 South at 12:30 a.m. Police say three men entered the store and robbed the clerk. Two of the suspects had handguns, the third had a shotgun. They took off in a black sedan.

About 45 minutes later police say a man ran into the Maverik at 1660 West 700 North. He had reportedly been shot in the arm. An employee at the McDonald’s nearby claims after he heard the first shot he looked outside to see what was going on and was also shot with a bb from the blast. The suspect fled the scene.

Then, 30 minutes later, at 1:45 a.m. police say two men entered a Maverik at 1927 South 3230 West but the clerk was in the backroom. A witness says the suspects threatened a man who was leaving the store with a gun. The suspects were wearing masks and had dark clothing. Police say one of them had a shotgun. They left the scene in a red colored Sedan.

No word yet if any these suspects are connected.

If you have any information about any of these incidents call 801-799-3000.

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