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Salt Lake man arrested after firing a gun at 3 minors

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Salt Lake City police say 21-year-old Siupapa Muliaga shot at a group of juveniles near 170 West and 200 North on Thursday around 1:30am. Muliaga was booked into the Salt Lake County jail and charged with felony discharge of a firearm and illegal discharge of a firearm.

According to police, Muliaga had a verbal argument with three minors before he fired several rounds from a handgun. He also allegedly punched two of the minors, and one ran away before police arrived.