6 a.m. Friday, May 31, 2019 – 6 a.m. Saturday, June 1, 2019
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 slcpd.com/policecallsforservice.
235 S. 500 W.
The victim was standing outside of the men’s shelter with a group of people. The suspect approached the victim and struck him in the head with his elbow which caused the victim to fall backwards and hit his head on the concrete. The victim was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. The suspect fled the area on foot. The suspect Robert Baker, 38 years old, fled the scene. Officers later located Baker and arrested him for Aggravated Assault.
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