Sione Fakatoufifita was shot and killed outside the Maverik Gas Station at 1680 South Redwood Road. He was standing on the north side of the building when he was shot and later pronounced dead at the scene, according to a Salt Lake City Police news release.
People in the area report hearing more than one gun shot. The Salt Lake City Police news release states, "Witnesses reported seeing the suspect running northeast across Redwood Road where he was almost hit by a car."
Police would like to find and interview this driver.
Fakatoufifita was accused of buying and consuming alcohol and failing to stop for a police officer on October 19, 2012. He was later convicted of the crimes in November.
Police describe the suspect as a Polynesian man who was wearing a black hoodie over a white t-shirt and dark jeans.
Call tips into the Salt Lake City Police Department at 801-799-3000.