Shawn Payne, 36, identified as man shot by authorities near state line

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

MESA COUNTY, Colo (KKCO) -- The attempted sexual assault and car jacking suspect who was shot by police near the Utah border on Wednesday has been identified as Shawn Payne, 36. Payne was most recently from Florida and Alabama, the Coroner's office says he did not appear to be a resident of Colorado.

The cause of death for Payne is multiple gunshot wounds, the case is still under investigation.

A critical incident team has been set up to investigate the incident.


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