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Man arrested for murder after shooting in Cañon City

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CAÑON CITY, Colo. (KRDO) - The Cañon City Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting, and one person has been arrested for second-degree murder.

Officers responded to reports of a person who was shot inside a home on the 900 block of S. 3rd St., just after 9 p.m. Sunday. When they arrived they found a deceased man inside a garage.

At this time the victim's identity has not yet been released.

Monday afternoon, Canon City Police announced that 39-year-old Derrick Donahue had been arrested. Police say Donahue shot the victim after a "verbal disturbance."

Police say there is no threat to the public.

This is a developing story. Stay with KRDO Newschannel 13 for the latest information.

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