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Man dies following altercation in Breckenridge on Wednesday night

Sawyer D'Argonne
Summit Daily News

BRECKENRIDGE — A man died following an altercation in Breckenridge on Wednesday evening, according to the Breckenridge Police Department. 

At about 9:45 p.m., the police responded to a report of gun shots in the 1000 block Grandview Drive. When they arrived, officers found a 35-year-old man from Breckenridge with a gunshot wound in his leg. Police also discovered a 29-year-old man from Florida who was unresponsive with significant injuries, though he wasn’t shot. A third person on scene called the police and was unharmed, according to a statement from the police department. 

Both injured men were treated at the scene and eventually transported to St. Anthony Summit Medical Center in Frisco. The 29-year-old was later transported to St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood, where he died from his injuries. The other man’s injuries are not believed to be life threatening. 

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Few details have been released about the incident, though the initial investigation indicates there was an altercation between the two injured parties that resulted in the injuries, according to police. A handgun was recovered from the scene, and there is no threat to the community. 

The investigation into the incident is ongoing. 


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