Published April 03, 2013
HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS, Colo. – A Michigan man was fatally shot during an alteration outside the home of a Colorado prosecutor and sheriff's deputy.
KDVR.com reported that a deputy district attorney for Colorado's 14th Judicial District called 911 late Monday to report a stranger at her front door behaving erratically and causing a disturbance.
"The intruder pushed his way into the house and an altercation ensued. It is believed that shots were fired during this altercation outside the couple’s residence," said a statement obtained by the station from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.
Coroner's officials said Tuesday that 32-year-old Joshua Lee Stevens of Coral, Mich., died in the shooting. He was believed to have been in town for about a week, looking for work.
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 prisons chief Tom Clements.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.