Cause of Death Released for Suspect Involved in Deputy Shooting
KREX News Room
MONTROSE COUNTY, Colo. - We're learning more about the man behind the shooting that injured one Montrose County Sheriff's deputy.
According to the Montrose County Coroner, 52-year-old Kent Calhoun, of Crawford, died of a single, self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. A toxicology report is still pending.
Authorities found him dead inside his home Monday morning. The home is located at 81301 E-81 Rd. in Crawford.
The cause and manner of his death will not be released until an autopsy has been completed.
The Colorado of Bureau of Investigation continues to look into the incident that left Calhoun dead and sent a Montrose County Sheriff's Deputy to the hospital with a gun shot wound.
Authorities say two Montrose deputies were investigating a domestic dispute call early Monday morning. When they arrived at Calhoun's home, he opened fire and shot two rounds.
Deputy Corey Larsen was hit once in his bullet-proof vest, and a second time in the stomach. Dep. Larsen was airlifted to St. Mary's Hospital where he had surgery Monday. At last check, he was in stable condition.
We will continue to bring you updates on this investigation.