A file photo of marijuana grown at a Denver indoor facility. (Joe Amon, Denver Post file)

Cañon City police investigate marijuana robbery at residence

Three armed men wearing ski masks robbed a Cañon City home Tuesday night where marijuana was grown, authorities say.

One of the suspects was likely injured during the robbery during a fight for a gun, according to a police department news release.

The suspects broke into a home in the 100 block of Pennsylvania Ave. at about 9:40 p.m. and held the victims at gunpoint.

A fight over a guns broke out between the marijuana owner and one of the suspects.

During the struggle, a shot was fired and the occupants of the home told police they believe one of the suspects was injured.

The suspects fled with an undisclosed amount of marijuana.

Kirk Mitchell: 303-954-1206, kmitchell@denverpost.com or @kirkmitchell or denverpost.com/coldcases

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