- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

BURNS, Colo. (AP) - The Eagle County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after an apartment resident shot and killed a reported intruder.

Authorities say they got a call from the owner of the apartment on Dec. 12 saying a tenant knocked on their door and told them that an intruder tried to break into his apartment. The tenant told authorities he shot the intruder.

Deputies say they found 32-year-old Brooks Hampton dead.

Authorities say they are still investigating and no charges have been filed. The tenant has not been identified.


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