Authorities: Wednesday shooting deaths not connected; one ruled as suicide

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CLIFTON, Colo. (KKCO)-- We're learning more about two people found dead in local neighborhoods.

Authorities said the two shooting deaths on Wednesday night were not connected.

The Mesa County Coroner ruled the death of the 20-year-old found behind Bookcliff Liquor Store as a suicide.

About 5 miles away, authorities found a 16-year-old shot to death in the Midlands Village Mobile Home Park in Clifton, on 32 Road. That was around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

That death is still under investigation, according to the coroner.

The coroner will not be releasing any names, according to a press release.

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