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CSPD identifies teenager killed in shooting at Academy and La Salle

Colorado Springs Police investigating deadly shooting on La Salle Street
Posted at 10:26 PM, Nov 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-19 21:26:43-05

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Springs Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a 15-year-old boy dead Friday night.

At approximately 9:05 p.m. Friday, officers responded to an apartment complex in the area of 2250 La Salle Street for an urgent assist. When they arrived, officers found a juvenile male with an apparent gunshot wound.

CSPD identified the victim Tuesday morning as 15-year-old Isaac James.

Life-saving measures were performed on James, but he died on scene.

Police said this death is being treated as a homicide. This is the 24th homicide investigation in Colorado Springs this year. This time last year, Colorado Springs had 31 homicides.

Anyone with information or is a witness to this investigation is asked to call the department at (719) 444-7000. If you would like to remain anonymous, you can call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.