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2 injured in accidental shooting in Otero County

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Posted at 10:46 AM, Feb 18, 2024
and last updated 2024-02-18 12:46:39-05

OTERO COUNTY, Colo. — The Otero County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a double shooting that injured two people Saturday as an accident.

The incident occurred on CR 27, just outside the town of La Junta, according to the sheriff’s office.

The extent of the injuries to the two individuals is unknown.

The sheriff’s office said Sunday that an investigation revealed the shooting was an accident and there is no threat to the community.

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