Former Pagosa resident fatally shot near Ignacio

By Dan Bender

Special to The SUN

The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office (LPCSO) identified the victim and the suspect in fatal shootings that took place near Ignacio Tuesday morning.

Just before 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 14, 33-year-old Joel Ferguson shot 27-year-old Jake Bramwell several times with a handgun during an altercation at Bramwell’s residence at the Sky Ute Downs RV Park on the east side of Ignacio. Both men were La Plata County residents. Bramwell was formerly a resident of Archuleta County.

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