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

Posted at 11:17 PM, Jun 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-23 01:17:44-04

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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