In Memoriam: Sergeant John H. Johnston (1911)
July 8, 2016
Watch Log: Friday, July 8, 2016
July 11, 2016

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Thursday, July 7, 2016 – 6 a.m. Friday, July 8, 2016

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4:43 am
Shots fired
236 W. 700 N.

A man interrupted two other men burglarizing his car. As they fled he chased after them. One of the suspects fired a handgun at the victim as they were fleeing. No one was hit or injured. Suspect #1: Hispanic teenager, 6’ tall, thin build, curly hair, red/black backpack. Suspect #2: Hispanic teenager, 5’9” tall, heavy build, chubby face, curly hair.

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