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5 things you need to know - October 7, 2019

Slumgullion Pass
Posted at 6:02 AM, Oct 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-07 08:08:09-04

Good morning southern Colorado! Here's what you need to know to get you started on your Monday.

Suspects identified in connection to victim left at Cimarron Hills store

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office have identified two suspects in the shooting of a man left outside a Maverik convenience store in Cimarron Hills last month. Deputies arrested 20-year-old Nicholas Haiden Daniels on second-degree kidnapping, first-degree assault and aggravated robbery charges. They are still searching for the second suspect identified as 21-year-old James Taylor Roberson.

Frost morning with the first SNOW of the season likely on Thursday

Frost and freeze advisories are in place through 8 am today, due to the very cold air that moved into southern Colorado this morning! The sun will quickly warm the ground, and then the air, leading to a wonderful afternoon. We'll see sunny and dry skies through the rest of the day with light winds into the evening.

US troops start pullout from along Turkey's border in Syria

American troops began pulling back on Monday from positions in northeastern Syria ahead of an expected incursion by Turkey into the area. The Syrian Kurdish fighters warned that Washington's abrupt decision to stand aside - announced by the White House late Sunday - will overturn years of achievements in the battle against the Islamic State militant group.

Gap Project: Overnight closures begin near Larkspur

This week through Thursday, overnight closures of southbound I-25 from Spruce Mountain Road to Upper Lake Gulch Road will take place from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Crews have also closed the Spruce Mountain Road northbound on-ramp and it will remain closed for nine months to rebuild the Spruce Mountain Road Bridge.

Son booked for murder in shooting death of father at Pueblo home

The Pueblo Police Department responded to a shooting that left one dead. According to Pueblo PD, detectives said they learned that the victim had been involved in a "disturbance" with his son prior to the shooting and this eventually led to the shooting.