Teller shooting still under investigation


Teller County officials have declared a shooting that occurred early Saturday morning in the 400 block of Maid Marian Drive in the Sherwood Forest subdivision outside Divide as a homicide. However, no charges have been filed regarding the report of a man in his early 20s who was fatally shot in the head by the occupant of the home. The shooter said he was “surprised” by the man’s presence, according to law enforcement officials. Media reports have indicated that the victim knew the home occupant. Law enforcement authorities were alerted of the incident by the shooter. No names have been released. Sheriff Mike Ensminger said Monday more details may be released within the next few days. He stressed that the case is an ongoing investigation.