Teen fires shots during struggle over gun in Unincorporated Salt Lake City

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UNINCORPORATED SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4) -Police say a teenager fired a shot during a struggle over a gun at a home in Unincorporated Salt Lake City on Monday.

According to Detective Ken Hansen with the Unified Police Department, officers responded to a home in Unincorporated Salt Lake City for a report of a fight between two sisters.

Officers were able to resolve the situation and left the home when officials say one of the girls went into her father’s bedroom, grabbed a gun, and fired one shot.

Det. Hansen tells ABC4 that the girl’s father then ran into the room and struggled with his daughter over the gun when another shot was fired as police went back into the home.

Officers were able to grab the gun and take a 15-year-old girl into custody. No one was shot in the incident, according to Det. Hansen.

An investigation is ongoing.

EDITOR’S NOTE: The original version of this story listed the location of the incident in White City. However, due to the incident being in close proximity to multiple municipalities the exact location became uncertain as the story evolved. Tuesday morning, Unified Police Department reached out to local media to update the official incident site to Unincorporated Salt Lake City. This story has been updated to reflect the change.

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