UPDATE: 10/11/22 6:32 P.M.
Detectives have arrested 71-year-old Thomas Leroy Glasker for Attempted Murder and Obstruction of Justice.
Glasker is accused of aiding and abetting the alleged shooter, identified as 60-year-old Joseph Marquez, by providing Marquez with a firearm and acting as a getaway driver.
Witnesses say they saw Glasker give Marquez the gun. Detectives believe Glasker had gone to the Wasatch Inn to meet Marquez.
Based on preliminary police investigation, there was some sort of argument between the victim and Marquez leading up to the shooting.
Police say Marquez has not been located at this time.
The victim in this case is a 38-year-old man — his identity is not being released pending notification of next-of-kin. He reportedly remains in the hospital in critical condition.
Marquez is described as a Hispanic man, six-feet tall, with a medium build. Police say he should be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call 801-799-3000 and reference case number 22-201391.
No further information is currently available.
UPDATE: 10/11/22 1:30 P.M.
According to police, at around 10:05 a.m., officers received a 911 call of a shooting at the Wasatch Inn on South State Street.
When officers arrived on the scene, they found a man with a gunshot wound. With the help of Gold Cross Ambulance and the Salt Lake City Fire Department, they began performing emergency aid, and police say the man was transported to the hospital.
The victim is believed to be in critical condition.
Officials say the shooting does not appear to be random, and that the victim and the shooter got into a fight when the suspect shot the man and immediately fled south on State Street.
SLCPD describes the suspect as a 60-year-old man who’s balding and has no facial hair.
The suspect was reportedly wearing a green puffy jacket with red and black sweatpants and white shoes.
ORIGINAL STORY: SLCPD on scene at State Street shooting
October 11, 2022 / 10:31 A.M.
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – The Salt Lake City Police Department is on the scene of a shooting on South State Street.
Police say the shooting happened at the Wasatch Inn and one person is in critical condition.
According to SLCPD, the suspect is currently at-large and officers are searching the area. Police also say the incident appears to be isolated and the suspect and victim likely knew each other.
Details are limited and ABC4 has a crew en route.