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CSPD identifies victim in homicide investigation

Posted at 3:31 PM, Oct 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-06 17:31:01-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — Colorado Springs police have identified the victim killed after he was struck by a vehicle on September 20.

Around 9:42 p.m. officers responded to a report of a disturbance at a convenience store located in the 2800 block of South Circle Drive.

Investigation at the scene said an adult man suffered life-threatening injuries when he was intentionally hit by a vehicle while in the parking lot of the convenience store. The vehicle then fled the area.

The victim, who has been identified as 53-year-old Michael Dean Strong, was taken to the hospital where he later died.

This death is being investigated as a homicide and continues to be an active investigation.

Anyone with information or who 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 the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.