Clements Shooting http://kunc.org en Clerical Error Led To Early Release Of Suspect In Colorado Slaying http://kunc.org/post/clerical-error-led-early-release-suspect-colorado-slaying Officials said Monday that a clerical error allowed the man suspected of killing Colorado's prisons chief to be released from custody about four years too early, <a href="http://bigstory.ap.org/article/error-led-early-release-colo-slaying-suspect">the Associated Press is reporting</a>.<p>Evan Spencer Ebel, a 28-year-old inmate serving an eight-year sentence for a previous crime, pleaded guilty to assaulting a prison guard in Fremont County in 2008. It was apparently unclear, however, whether his sentence was meant to be served consecutively or concurrently, according to the report. Tue, 02 Apr 2013 00:34:00 +0000 Steve Mullis 42340 at http://kunc.org Gun Links Colorado Corrections Slaying, Texas Shootout http://kunc.org/post/gun-links-colorado-corrections-slaying-texas-shootout Colorado officials say a gun used in a shootout between Texas sheriff's deputies and a paroled felon Thursday is the same weapon used to <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/03/20/174819496/colo-department-of-corrections-chief-shot-and-killed-at-his-home">kill the head of the Colorado's Department of Corrections</a> two days earlier.<p>The El Paso County [Colo.] Sheriff's Department has confirmed that the same 9mm Smith & Wesson handgun was used in both incidents, according to <em>The Denver Post</em>. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 15:13:00 +0000 Korva Coleman 42053 at http://kunc.org Investigators Seek Link Between Texas Car Chase, Colorado Shooting http://kunc.org/post/investigators-seek-link-between-texas-car-chase-colorado-shooting Earlier this week, <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/03/20/174819496/colo-department-of-corrections-chief-shot-and-killed-at-his-home">we told you</a> about the head of Colorado's Department of Corrections who was shot and killed after answering the front door of his home.<p>On Thursday, a Colorado parolee who may be linked to Tom Clements' killing led Texas deputies on a high-speed car chase that ended only when he crashed into a semitrailer, opened fire and was subsequently shot down.<p>Here's more from <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=174906814" Fri, 22 Mar 2013 05:56:00 +0000 41880 at http://kunc.org Colo. Department Of Corrections Chief Shot And Killed At His Home http://kunc.org/post/colorado-department-corrections-chief-shot-and-killed-his-home The head of Colorado's Department of Corrections was shot and killed after answering the front door of his home.<p>Gov. John Hickenlooper made the announcement <a href="http://www.facebook.com/JohnHickenlooper/posts/10151313595106437">in an email sent to corrections employees</a>.<p>"I can hardly believe it, let alone write words to describe it," Hickenlooper wrote.<p><a href="http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/colo-department-corrections-chief-shot-killed-18770258">The AP reports:</a><p><blockquote><p>"Tom Clements was shot at around 8:30 p.m. Wed, 20 Mar 2013 12:51:00 +0000 41786 at http://kunc.org Colo. Department Of Corrections Chief Shot And Killed At His Home