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Teen dies after resident fires gun at burglary suspects in Salt Lake City

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An overnight home invasion in Salt Lake City turned deadly and police aren't sure exactly how many suspects were involved. (Photo: KUTV)

UPDATE (May 15, 1:22 p.m.) — Police identified the teen killed as Abubakar Mohammad. He was 18.

UPDATE: (May 15, 9:21 a.m.) -- An overnight home invasion in Salt Lake City turned deadly after shots were fired by a local resident.

The home near 200 North 600 West was targeted for drug related reasons just after 10 p.m., according to police.

The suspects raced off in a car while a resident fired gunshots at the vehicle.

A bullet struck and killed the 18-year-old driver, police say. The vehicle crashed and the other suspects fled the scene.

Police later booked two juveniles and an 18-year-old Jordan Audinatte into jail early Wednesday morning.

The resident who shot the gun is being questioned by police.

(KUTV) -- Salt Lake City police officers tracked down three people they believe may have been involved in a burglary on Tuesday night.

The three were detained at a TRAX station near the Gateway center. The burglary was reported at a residence in the area of 200 North 600 West.

This is a breaking news story. 2News is working to get more information about the incident.

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