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An individual was killed in a shooting in Leadville Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 12.

At approximately 1:20 p.m, Lake County dispatch received a call reporting a shooting at an apartment at Mount Massive Townhomes at Mount Massive Drive and 10th Street Extension.

Leadville Police, Lake County Sheriff, Leadville/Lake County Fire Rescue and St. Vincent Ambulance personnel were dispatched to the location. The Eagle County SWAT Team was also requested.

The victim was located after an extensive search of the units. The victim was taken to St. Vincent Hospital and later died.

The suspect surrendered and was placed into custody and taken to jail. Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is investigating the crime scene; warrants were obtained to search for evidence. Charges will be filed as the investigation proceeds and Ark Valley Voice will update the situation.