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CSPD identifies victim and suspect involved in "The Social" nightclub shooting

Posted at 9:36 PM, Aug 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-08 00:26:11-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Springs Police Department has identified both the victim and the suspect in the deadly shooting that occurred at "The Social" nightclub on August 3rd.

According to CSPD, the victim has been identified as 19-year-old La Jayzia Cannon of Colorado Springs. The suspect has been identified as 23-year-old Gary McCallister Jr, a resident of Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

McCallister was arrested on August 3rd for Murder in the Second Degree and booked into the El Paso County Criminal Justic Center.

CSPD said Cannon's death is the 15th homicide in the Colorado Springs in 2019. At this time last year, there were 18.


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