Man arrested in fatal shooting at Pueblo County campground

Crime

This story has been updated with the victim’s name.

PUEBLO, Colo. — A Texas man has been arrested after he fatally shot another Texas man at a campground outside of Pueblo Wednesday night, according to the sheriff’s office.

Deputies said the shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. at the KOA off Interstate 25 north of Pueblo. When deputies arrived, they found a car with the passenger side door open, and a man lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the head. Deputies said the man died on the scene. He has been identified as Michael Patrick Mack, 30, of Midland, Texas.

Deputies found the suspect, 30-year-old Evan Gaw of Texas, in a nearby field. He was arrested on second-degree murder charges.

Deputies said Gaw and the victim had rented a spot at the campground for the night.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Local Stories

More Local