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Police enter residence in Millcreek hours after SWAT responds; no one inside

Posted at 3:01 PM, Oct 30, 2015

MILLCREEK, Utah -- Several hours after a SWAT team was called to a large residence in Millcreek on reports there were shots fired, law enforcement personnel have entered and searched the home and found no one inside.

According to tweets from UPD, the incident is in the vicinity of 1900 East and 3400 South.

Lt. Lex Bell, Unified PD, said there were reports of shots fired from a house in the area, and officers first attempted to use bullhorns and phone calls to make contact with whomever was inside.

A witness reported they heard about 10 gunshots from the home, and one caller said they thought they saw someone on the balcony with a gun.

As of about 6:30 p.m., police stated they had deployed about 22 gas canisters into the residence, but there was still no response from inside.

By about 7:30 p.m., police had entered the home and begun going through it. The 13,000 square-foot structure is divided into 6 separate units, but by about 8:20 p.m. police had searched the entire structure and found no one inside.

Police stated they did not find any items correlating to gunfire while searching the home, but they said they still believe shots were fired in the area.

As of about 8:30 p.m., police were finishing up and leaving the scene.

FOX 13 News' Jeff McAdam is at the scene, and he will have more details in a live report on FOX 13 News at Nine.