Fatal Salt Lake City shooting death of Santana Percival – Obituary
In the early hours of Sunday morning, a tragic incident unfolded in Salt Lake City, resulting in the death of Santana Percival, as he succumbed to a fatal gunshot wound. The incident took place in the vicinity of a parking lot located at 1249 E. 3300 S at approximately 1 a.m.
Upon receiving the distressing call, Salt Lake City police swiftly responded to the scene of the shooting, where they discovered Mr. Percival lying on the ground, grievously wounded by a gunshot.
Quick-thinking paramedics rushed to his aid and subsequently transported him to a nearby medical facility, where he received treatment for his injuries, which, fortunately, were deemed non-life threatening.
Witnesses present at the scene of the tragedy provided valuable information to law enforcement officers. They reported that the alleged perpetrator had fled in a westward direction along 3300 S. In response, dedicated officers and diligent detectives from the SLCPD Gang Unit immediately embarked on their investigative journey.
They diligently scoured the area for evidence, which eventually led them to identify Santana Percival as the individual believed to be responsible for this heart-wrenching incident.
The tireless efforts of the detectives continued throughout the day as they meticulously followed up on leads. Their unwavering determination ultimately bore fruit when they located Santana Percival in Taylorsville.
The apprehension of the suspect transpired without any further incidents, ensuring the safety of all involved parties.
Santana Percival now finds himself in the custody of law enforcement, as he faces serious charges related to this tragic event. He has been booked into the Salt Lake County Jail on counts of attempted homicide, aggravated assault, and felony discharge.
This somber incident serves as a stark reminder of the importance of prompt police action and the tireless dedication of officers and detectives in ensuring that justice is served. Our thoughts and condolences go out to the family and friends of Santana Percival during this difficult time.