Police: Man fired shots outside restaurant, narrowly misses infant

Police: Man fired shots outside restaurant, narrowly misses infant


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WEST VALLEY CITY — A man who police say fired multiple shots outside a restaurant, narrowly missing an infant, was arrested over the weekend.

Edgar Flores was arrested Sunday for investigation of three counts of attempted murder, assault, illegally discharging a firearm, possessing a firearm while under the influence and criminal mischief.


A stray round entered a residence traveling through a bedroom nearly striking an infant.

–Jail report


On Saturday, Flores got into a fight with another man inside a restaurant near 3500 South and 3100 West. In the parking lot, Flores fired a gun at least six times at another vehicle with a driver and two passengers inside, according to a Salt Lake County Jail report. The victims' car door was struck four times but no one was injured.

"A stray round entered a residence traveling through a bedroom nearly striking an infant," the report states.

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