Hotel employee punched after telling two men in pickup truck to turn down their music

Salt Lake Police investigating report of an assault and shot fired at Ramada Inn.

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Police are investigating an assault and a shot fired.

Just after 9:00 p.m. Wednesday evening, police were called to the Ramada Inn at 1659 West North Temple Street.

According to police, an employee went to a parking lot to inform two men sitting in a pickup truck to turn down the music.

An argument ensued and the victim was punched in the face by an unknown suspect.

The suspect then removed a pistol from his waistband and fired off a round into the air, investigators said.

The suspect got into the truck and the left the area.

He is described as Polynesian male adult, 5 feet 11 inches tall, and 175 pounds.

He was wearing dark-colored clothing.

The vehicle is described as a red Ford Ranger with a black rack in the bed of the truck.

It did not have a license plate.

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