Colorado man allegedly shot at postal worker because he thought they were stealing mail

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — A man has been arrested for allegedly shooting at a postal worker in El Paso County, Colorado, according to officials.

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According to KKTV, on Thursday at around 4:20 p.m., El Paso County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report that someone was shooting a gun outside of a house. Calhan police went to assist.

When the deputies and officers arrived on the scene found two people who had been shot at but no one was hurt, according to KKTV.

In a news release from EPCSO, deputies were able to get a detailed description of the suspect from witnesses. The suspect fled the area before deputies arrived.

During their investigation, it was revealed that a homeowner in the area believed someone was stealing his mail. One of the victims was working as a contractor with the United States Post Office at the time of the incident and their vehicle was not marked like a normal USPS vehicle, according to EPCSO.

EPSCO said Stephen Teague, 46, was arrested and booked on recommended charges of felony menacing with a deadly weapon and misdemeanor menacing.

The investigation is ongoing and EPCSO asks anyone with any information to call its tip line at 719-520-7777.