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

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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