1 dead, 1 hospitalized in Salt Lake City home invasion

1 dead, 1 hospitalized in Salt Lake City home invasion (KUTV)

(KUTV) — One man is dead and another is in serious condition after the two tried to break into an apartment complex early Thursday morning.

Police responded to the scene of a fatal shooting at Park Place Apartments near 700 South and 300 East.

Authorities told 2News they found a man with many gun shot wound lying on the lawn outside and another man dead inside the apartment.

Officials believe the intruders tried, but failed. The tenant is said to have shot both of them.

Neighbors say this activity is nothing new to them, and police said they agree. They said they're always at the complex for a variety of criminal activity.

2News tried calling the apartment manager, who directed us to their regional director. She did not immediately respond.

Police initially reported that they may have an outstanding suspect. According to the Salt Lake City police department Twitter feed, they are not longer considering a third suspect.

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