Man dead in Rifle shooting, police say
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.