Colorado prison chief shooting: Police seek two gang members

Authorities investigating the shooting death of Tom Clements, Colorado's prison director, are looking for members of a prison gang in connection with the case. A white supremacist convict, Evan Spencer Ebel, has been blamed for Clements' death. 

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Law enforcement officers bow their head during the memorial of Tom Clements. Tom Clements was shot and killed on the doorstep of his home in Monument, Colorado. Authorities blame his killing on a white supremacist ex-convict.

Colorado authorities probing the killing of the state's prisons chief, who was shot at the door of his home last month, are seeking two members of a white supremacist prison gang in connection with the case, the Denver Post reported on Wednesday.

The newspaper, citing an official with Colorado's El Paso County Sheriff's Department, said the men being sought were members of the gang known as the 211 Crew and considered armed and dangerous.

Authorities have blamed the killing of prisons chief Tom Clements on white supremacist ex-convict Evan Spencer Ebel, who died in a roadside gun battle with police in Texas on March 21 after a high-speed chase.

Officials at the El Paso County Sheriff's Department could not be immediately reached for comment.

(Reporting By Keith Coffman; Writing by Cynthia Johnston; Editing by Peter Cooney)

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