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Sep 22, 2011 6:23 PM by Stefanie Boe

71 year old man dies after fight

Colorado Springs police say a 71 year old man has died after getting into a fight with another man over a traffic dispute.

The fight happened on September 6th, at 1300 Cheyenne Blvd. 71 year old Robert Gott suffered a head injury in the fight and was taken to a local hospital.

Gott died Tuesday.

Police have interviewed the 57 year old man who was also involved in the altercation.

The El Paso County Coroner's Office conducted an autopsy and concluded that Robert Gott died as a result of a closed head injury and his death was ruled a homicide.

No arrests have been made and the 57 year old male is not being identified.

There have been 21 homicides in Colorado Springs in 2011. There were 16 in the city this time last year.

Anyone with information reference this investigation is asked to call police at 719-444-7000. You can remain anonymous by calling Crime stoppers at 719-634-STOP or by texting CSPD and your tip to 847411 (TIP411). You can also click on the button below to submit a tip anonymously.

 

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