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Mich. Man Dead After Shooting In Colorado

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HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS, Colo. (WWJ/AP) - A Michigan man is dead after a shooting in Colorado at the home of a sheriff’s deputy and a prosecutor.

Police said Tuesday that 32-year-old Joshua Lee Stevens of Coral, Mich., was killed when shots were fired at him from the house. He was believed to have been in Colorado for about a week, looking for work.

Authorities say a deputy district attorney for Colorado’s 14th Judicial District called 911 late Monday to report a stranger, later identified as Stevens, behaving erratically at her front door in Hot Sulphur Springs. A fight started after Stevens tried to get into the home, and shots were fired.

The prosecutor and her husband, who is a Grand County Sheriff’s Deputy, had minor injuries.

Authorities say there are no obvious ties to other recent shootings, including that of Colorado’s prison chief Tom Clements.

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