Authorities: Deputy injured, suspect dead in Montrose County shooting

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MONTROSE COUNTY, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- Authorities said the suspect in a deputy-involved shooting in Montrose County died at the scene.

The Montrose County Sheriff's Office said the deputy, who was injured in that shooting, will undergo surgery to remove a bullet fragment from his hand.

It happened around 3:45 p.m. on Friday, in west Montrose County, according to the sheriff's office.

It's unclear what led up to the shooting. The suspect and officer were not identified.

The incident is under investigation. No further details were released.

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