Authorities said one victim is dead after an altercation at a Tesla charging station in Jefferson County Wednesday escalated into a fatal shooting.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said one male 33-year-old victim was deceased, and another man was in custody after a shooting in the 5500 block of W 20th Ave. in Edgewater.
The victim was transported to the hospital, where he later died, police said. He was not identified.
Jenny Fulton, a spokesperson for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, said the shooting is being investigated as a homicide.
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According to Fulton, the second individual initially fled the scene but later called 911 to report he was involved in the shooting.
He was then detained, Fulton said.
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The spokesperson said two shots were fired during the altercation, but only one struck the victim. Police did not say if the same individual fired both shots.
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Law enforcement did not confirm if the suspect in the shooting was also a Tesla driver.
Investigators have not determined what prompted the shooting.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.