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Shooting south of Durango sends man to Mercy

31-year-old suffers multiple gunshot wounds

A 31-year-old man was taken to Mercy Regional Medical Center with multiple gunshot wounds Saturday evening, and La Plata County Sheriff’s Office is actively investigating the shooting that took place south of Durango.

Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Steve Reiter said the shooting took place around 7:45 p.m. in the 2000 block of County Road 214. Reiter said an investigation is ongoing.

No one has been arrested, but multiple people in the incident have been interviewed and all the parties involved have been accounted for, but Reiter declined to release additional details about the incident until the investigation is complete.

Reiter declined to identify the parties involved, and he said he had no details about the wounds suffered by the 31-year-old man.

Reiter said more information is expected to be released about the shooting on Monday or Tuesday based on a more complete investigation.


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