Kearns neighborhood no longer on lockdown

Posted at 3:21 PM, Aug 13, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-13 17:54:28-04

KEARNS –A Kearns community is no longer on lockdown.

Unified Police created a perimeter around the neighborhood as they searched for a man who reportedly burglarized a man’s home and took a gun from the resident.

The suspect is still on the loose, officials said.

At approximately 2:15 p.m. a Kearns man heard a noise coming from the upstairs of his home, located on the 4300 West block of 5900 South.

When victim arrived upstairs with a gun, Unified Police spokesman Det. Jared Richardson, said a man was unplugging electronics.

Richardson said the two men got into a tussle and the resident shot at the victim. It is unknown at this point if the suspect was shot.

Richardson said the suspect took the gun from victim and escaped.

More information will be released as it becomes available.