CONEJOS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Authorities are investigating after a child died from a gunshot wound while camping in Conejos County Monday morning.
According to Conejos County Undersheriff Chris Crown, three generations of an Albuquerque family were camping on Stunner Pass midway between Monte Vista and Pagosa Springs when the child was shot.READ MORE: No Drought Improvement This Week As Dry Weather Dominates Most Of Colorado
The 7-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was dead when he arrived at the hospital.READ MORE: Young Runner Evades Suspected Abductor In Jefferson County
It’s not clear how the shooting occurred but Crown said there was no danger to the community and nobody was taken into custody.MORE NEWS: Owner Confirms Ice Castles Won't Be In Colorado's High Country This Winter
The child’s name hasn’t been released.