SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – The suspect of a shots fired incident has been taken into custody on the morning of June 29.
38-year-old Joseph Nrsingha was booked into jail on five counts of felony discharge of a firearm and burglary.
Sergeant M. Cutler with the SLCPD reports that officers were notified of this incident at 8:30 a.m. this morning. The department received a report of shots fired at a residence in Holladay. Shortly after, reports of shots fired outside of the Chevron on Wasatch Blvd. were called in, followed by reports of shots fired near the Macy’s on 4900 South. A man was allegedly in a vehicle shooting a gun into the air from his window.
SLCPD notes that the resident of the home where shots were fired in Holladay believed that he knew who the suspect was.
The Holladay resident, an owner of the yoga studio where police crews ended up, disclosed that the suspect was once a member of the yoga studio.
The suspect allegedly showed up at the yoga studio following the reports of shots fired and went inside where he became aggressive with some of the members and employees, proceeded to get into a physical altercation with a staff member, and was asked to no longer return.
After arriving on the scene, SLCPD located Nrsingha in his vehicle and took him into custody.
The victim of the altercation received minor injuries and Cutler reports that they will be okay.
No serious injuries or fatalities resulted from this incident.
At this time, an SLCPD is investigating this case.
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Initially, SLCPD advised residents to avoid the area, though it has been reported that there is no longer any danger to the public.
At this time, there is one suspect in custody related to this incident. SLCPD are working alongside Unified Police to manage this case.
ABC4 has a crew en route to the scene.
This is a developing story and ABC4 will provide more information as it becomes available.