UPDATE: Shooting in Burns

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(Release Laramie County Sheriff's Dept.) The Laramie County Sheriff’s Department has taken 61 year old Ron Zimmerman of Burns into custody for the Sunday night shooting incident in Burns. He is being held on suspicion of 2nd degree homicide in the shooting death of 51 year old Teresa Zimmerman. Both lived at 116 South Wyoming in Burns.

Deputies responded to the residence Sunday evening after a call to 911 from the suspect reporting the shooting incident.

Initial investigation indicates that there was an argument between the victim and the suspect and that alcohol may have also been a contributing factor. Teresa Zimmerman was declared dead at the scene from a single gunshot wound.

The investigation remains ongoing and Zimmerman is pending his initial court appearance.

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