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Death Investigation - 500 S. Tejon Street

Press Release: 1308-12

Sunday, August 18, 2013, 6:50 AM [RELEASE AT WILL]

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at about 2:39AM, the Colorado Springs Police Department received a call of a disturbance in front of the Circa Bar located in the 500 block of South Tejon Street. While in route, Officers were advised that several shots had been fired in the area.

When Officers arrived, they located an early 20’s male party who had been shot.  This party was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.  The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification of family.

No other parties were injured during this incident.

At this time, there are numerous witnesses who are being interviewed and suspect information is being developed.  Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

If anyone has information about this case please call (719) 444-7000; or you may call Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers, Inc. at (719) 634-STOP (7867); you do not have to give your name and could earn a cash reward.

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