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Two wounded in Las Animas County shooting

Posted at 10:18 AM, Nov 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-25 12:18:35-05

LAS ANIMAS COUNTY – The Colorado Bureau of Investigation is assisting the Las Animas County Sheriff’s Office as they investigate a double shooting Saturday afternoon.

According to the CBI, a male and a female who live in Weston were shot inside their home on County Rd 18.6 which is about 22 miles west of Trinidad.

The female is said to have non-life threatening wounds, while the male was taken to a Colorado Springs hospital with more severe wounds.  The names and ages of the victims have not been released.

Sheriff’s deputies have detained three people who were contacted during a traffic stop after the shooting. While CBI says the three know the victims, they have not released their names or if they are facing charges.

More information about the incident may be released today. News5 will keep you updated.