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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office identifies victim in Lorson Ranch neighborhood shooting

Posted at 5:10 PM, Oct 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-11 21:07:43-04

EL PASO COUNTY – El Paso County Sheriff’s deputies identified the man who was shot and killed in the Lorson Ranch neighborhood late Sunday night.

Deputies said the victim was identified as  20-year-old Kenyatta Horne.  Authorities said  Horne wasn’t breathing and was unconscious when they arrived on the scene. He died after attempts to revive him were unsuccessful.

Kenyatta Horne
Kenyatta Horne, 20, was shot and killed on Oct. 7, 2018 east of Colorado Springs.

The news comes on the same day deputies announced they arrested 20-year-old Tyler Lee Wheeler in connection to the shooting, which happened around 11 p.m. Sunday.

Wheeler is being held without bond at the El Paso County jail.

Information about events leading up to the shooting have not yet been released, and the shooting is still under investigation.