GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) – A tip led Montrose Sheriff’s deputies to a body lying in the middle of a road. The victim had been shot and Sheriff’s officials say the shooting that may have started as an act of road rage.

Sheriff Gene Lillard, with the Montrose County Sheriff’s Office, told KREX the man who called in the tip may also be the shooter. Sheriff Lillard told KREX this is the first homicide in Montrose in four years.

Lillard says his deputies arrested a potential suspect. That suspect is now in custody. The Sheriff’s office may also bring in the Colorado Bureau of Investigation to assist on the case.

The Sheriff’s Office shut down O 74 Road in Montrose County, not far from the Black Canyon of the Gunnison earlier this morning.

Information about the subject in custody has not been released.

Additional details will become accessible once released.