Cañon City Police investigating fatal shooting Tuesday evening

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CAÑON CITY, Colo. — Cañon City Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened Tuesday night around 8 p.m. off Macon and 3rd St.

According to police, the shooting took place at a single-family home. Officers arrived and found the victim lying in front of the house. He has been identified as Ashton Ladd, 27, of Cañon City.

Police said two men were detained and questioned on the scene, and one man was later taken into custody. Charges against him are pending. Police said they are not looking for any other suspects in this case.

There is no threat to the neighborhood. Fremont County Sheriff’s Office, Cañon City Fire Department and medical responded.

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