An autopsy was under way Tuesday in the death of a Mt. Pleasant man who was shot during a family fight.

Michael Louis Eliason, 33, was shot once in the chest about 1 a.m Tuesday with a small-caliber revolver in the front yard at 611 W. First South.Police Sgt. Don Bell said Eliason and his brother were fighting when a man came out of the house and fired a gun into the air.

"(he man) then lowered the gun, it went off and Mr. Eliason was hit in the chest," Bell said.

The case will be reviewed by the Salt Lake County attorney's office.