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Boy, 7, fatally shot during camping trip in southern Colorado

Posted: 11:17 PM, Jun 22, 2016
Updated: 2016-06-23 01:17:44-04
Boy, 7, fatally shot during camping trip in southern Colorado

Authorities say a 7-year-old boy was shot to death while camping with his family in southern Colorado's San Juan Mountains.

The Pueblo Chieftain reports the boy from Albuquerque, New Mexico was camping near Stunner Pass when he was shot early Monday. He was pronounced dead at the Conejos County Hospital.

Sheriff's investigators sought a search warrant to investigate the campsite, and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation is helping with the case.

The boy's name has not been released, and sheriff's officials did not return a call seeking comment.

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