Man dead in Rifle shooting, police say |

Man dead in Rifle shooting, police say

Heidi Rice
Glenwood Springs Correspondent
Vail CO Colorado

RIFLE, Colorado ” One man is dead and another man is in custody after a shooting that occurred Monday night in Rifle, Colorado.

Emergency personnel received a report of a shooting shortly after 7 p.m. at 721 East Ave., according to Rifle Police Chief Daryl Meisner.

“We arrived on the scene a few minutes later and found a deceased male,”

Meisner said. “We took an adult male into custody.”

Meisner could not confirm whether the male taken into custody was a suspect in the shooting or a material witness. But he did say the surrounding neighborhood was not in any danger and the investigation would be ongoing.

According to a neighbor, the home was a rental unit.

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