Watch Log: Wednesday, September 7, 2016
September 8, 2016
Watch Log: Friday, September 9, 2016
September 12, 2016

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Thursday, September 8, 2016 – 6 a.m. Friday, September 9, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Police Department receives hundreds of calls for service each day. Not all calls result in a report or arrest. Compiled by Watch Commanders in the field, the Watch Log is a summary of events that stand out to them in a given 24-hour period. Call times listed are approximate and typically reflect the first call received by SLC911 (Dispatch) for a given case. Items contained herein are based on information available at the time of its release and should not be interpreted as an admission or finding of guilt. Arrest information may differ from formal charges filed by the prosecuting agency. To see a list of completed calls for service in the last 48 hours, visit

1:35 a.m.
1450 S. West Temple
An officer was flagged down for a shots fired call. The witness stated he heard several shots then saw two heavy set individuals leave the area in a black Chrysler 300. At that time some shell casings were found but there was no damage to property or reports of injuries. Later in the night a male arrived at a hospital with a single gunshot wound to his leg. The male was not very cooperative with police and would not say how he was shot or any details about the event.

9:46 a.m.
235 S. 500 W.
Shannon Simpkins 33, gave victim money in a drug transaction but did not receive the product or a refund. Simpkins took out a knife and chased the victim across the street, striking him twice with her knife. Officers in the area witnessed the end of the incident and ordered Simpkins to drop the knife. She complied and was arrested for aggravated assault. The victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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