(DENVER POST)  The executive director of the Colorado Department of Corrections, Tom Clements, was shot to death Tuesday night at his home in Monument, authorities say.

Members of Clements’ family called 911 at 8:37 p.m. and reported that Clements had been shot, said Lt. Jeff Kramer, spokesman for the El Paso County Sheriff’s office.

Sheriff’s investigators are trying to confirm whether Clements was shot as he opened the door. The shooting happened at a home in the 17400 block of Colonial Park Drive in Monument.

 

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