Man shot in leg during love-triangle altercation, police say

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MIDVALE — A man was shot early Saturday after police say he was trying to get into his ex-girlfriend's apartment.

The woman and her current boyfriend were inside the apartment at 134 W. Plum Tree Lane when her ex-boyfriend began banging on the door around 1:30 a.m., according to Unified Police Sgt. Melody Gray. She said the ex-boyfriend forced his way into the apartment and, following a fight between the two men, the ex-boyfriend was shot in the leg.

The ex-boyfriend was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Police did not release the names of the people involved.

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Wendy Leonard is a deputy news director at Prior to this, she was a reporter for the Deseret News since 2004, covering a variety of topics, including health and medicine, police and courts, government and other issues relating to family.


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