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Posted: 10:28 AM- A man shot at a burglar who entered his apartment Tuesday night.

Police said a man dressed in black broke into an apartment, at 1100 South block of 200 East, about 11:20 p.m. and told a man inside he would kill him. The resident, who was watching television at the time, tussled with the burglar in the living room and broke free, authorities said.

The resident went to the bedroom and grabbed a gun, shooting three times as the burglar ran away, said police.

The burglar appeared to get away unscathed, police said. He was described as white, in his 20s, 5 feet, 10 inches tall and wearing black shorts, a black shirt and a black hat. Anyone with information is asked to call Salt Lake City police at 799-3000.