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One dead after shooting at Ridgeview Place Apartments Friday

Posted at 4:50 PM, Nov 25, 2022

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — The Colorado Springs Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place Friday near Palmer Park.

The shooting occurred around 3:30 pm Friday afternoon at the intersection of Knoll Lane and Van Teylingen Drive at the Ridgeview Place apartments.

Police say that when they arrived on scene, they located one male victim. Aid was provided to the victim before he was transported to a local hospital. Once at the hospital the victim died due to the extent of the injuries.

The victim was later identified as 22-year-old Jacob Langley, of Colorado Springs.

CSPD has released that they were able to get the suspect to turn himself in to the police. They also stated that the suspect and victim knew each other and there are no other suspects in the investigation.

The El Paso County Coroner's office will be the ones to determine the final cause of death, but it is being treated as a homicide. At this time, the suspect has not been officially charged.

Langley’s death is the 49th homicide investigation in the City of Colorado Springs in 2022. The Colorado Spring Police Department had investigated 40 homicides at the same time last year.

This is an active investigation and anyone with information or who is a witness to this investigation is asked to contact the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719)-444-7000. If you wish to remain anonymous, you may call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719)-634- STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.

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