Victim identified after east side shooting in Pueblo Sunday

Second victim expected to survive
Posted at 10:18 PM, Jan 07, 2024
and last updated 2024-01-09 23:45:59-05

PUEBLO — One man is dead and a second is recovering after a double shooting on Pueblo's east side Sunday afternoon. Police were called to an address on Catalpa Street, near Bradford Park, around 3:15 p.m. that day.

When officers arrived, they found a man who had been shot. He was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover.

Police say a second victim showed up at the hospital and later died. The Pueblo County Coroner's Office has identified the victim as 31-year-old Michael Edward Rivas of Pueblo.

Detectives are investigating the death as a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call Pueblo Police at 719-553-2502 or you can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 719-542-7867 or by visiting the Pueblo Crime Stoppers website.