DENVER – Authorities are investigating the apparent shooting death of a 71-year-old Denver man Saturday.
Deputies, responding to a call about a man who had been shot, found a man sitting on a sofa in a home in the 4500 block of North N.C. 16 Business, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.
The had “what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the chest,” according to a press release issued Thursday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
A sheriff’s office spokesman said a weapon was found at the scene, and the investigation is ongoing.
The Citizen is not disclosing the identity of the man at this time.