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Gun evidence links Ebel, Clements’ death

FILE - This undated file phoprovided by Colorado Department Corrections shows paroled inmate Evan Spencer Ebel. Ebel 28 former Colorado

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Colorado Department of Corrections shows paroled inmate Evan Spencer Ebel. Ebel, 28, the former Colorado inmate and white supremacist at the center of a two-state mystery is dead after a high-speed chase and shootout with Texas deputies March 21, 2013. Now investigators are trying to piece together whether he killed the chief of Colorado prisons and a pizza delivery man. Tom Clements, the Colorado prisons chief who was gunned down, is being remembered at a memorial service, Monday, March 25, 2013 at New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Colorado Department of Corrections, File)

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Investigators say gun evidence links a Colorado parolee fatally shot in Texas with the death of Colorado’s corrections’ chief.

The El Paso County sheriff’s office said Monday that “unique and often microscopic markings” found on shell casings in Texas and Colorado leads investigators to conclude that the gun Evan Ebel shot at officers in Texas was the same gun used to kill Tom Clements at his home on Tuesday.

Investigators say they don’t have a motive. They say determining that “could be a lengthy process for investigators.”

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