Alleged burglary suspect shot multiple times in Lehi

Police lights. File photo: Gephardt Daily

LEHI, Utah, July 14, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — A man was transported to an area hospital after officials said he was shot trying to break into a Lehi apartment Saturday night.

A burglary in progress was reported in the area of 391 N. 900 East at approximately 8:40 p.m., according to Lehi police officials. Officers were told the suspect had been at the home earlier, then had come back and allegedly attempted to forcibly enter the residence.

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At some point, he was reportedly shot by the homeowner multiple times.

The relationship between the suspect and the resident is not clear at this early stage.

The suspect was transported to an area hospital by ground ambulance with injuries that are not thought to be life-threatening, officials said.

The incident is still under investigation. Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.

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