A man is facing charges of second-degree murder after allegedly shooting and killing an acquaintance at a campground in Colorado.
Evan Gaw, a 30-year-old from Texas, was at a campground Wednesday night in Pueblo County, according to KKTV. Pueblo County authorities responded to the KOA Campground around 10:30 p.m. after reports of gunshots were issued.
Sheriff’s deputies arrested Evan Gaw, 30, in connection with the shooting death of a man at a Pueblo County campground late Wednesday night. For more click here https://t.co/QEscrw269Z pic.twitter.com/UeS0a06jxh
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When officers arrived on the scene, they found a man sprawled out on the ground near a vehicle. The man was reportedly shot in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene. (RELATED: Security Guard Who Fatally Shot A Right-Wing Protester In Denver Claims Self-Defense)
Over in a nearby field, authorities found and arrested Gaw, who is now being held at the Pueblo County Jail, according to the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office.
It’s unclear what led up to the suspected shooting and the investigation is ongoing. However, the sheriffs office said both men were from Texas and rented a camping spot on the grounds that night.