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Man killed on Lacy Lane identified by El Paso County Coroner

Posted at 5:27 PM, Dec 11, 2018

COLORADO SPRINGS – The man found dead in the parking lot of the Windmill Apartment complex in the 4000 block of Lacy Lane early Sunday morning is identified as 32-year old Nicholas Romero.

Police were contacted about shots being fired and when they arrived, Romero was found shot to death. His death is being investigated as a homicide by the Colorado Springs Violent Crimes unit. His death also marks the 34th homicide investigated by the Colorado Springs Police Department in 2018. 31 homicides were investigated at this time last year.

Anyone with information or is a witness to this investigation is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.