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Suspect identified in deadly police shooting at Pueblo flea market

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Posted at 1:17 PM, Nov 18, 2023

PUEBLO — The Pueblo Police Department was on the scene of a shooting between police and two suspects at the Pueblo flea market Saturday morning.

Police say they responded to a call of a stolen vehicle around 9 a.m. Saturday morning. They located that vehicle an hour later at the Sunset Plaza Shopping Center on Cambridge Ave and Amherst Ave.

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Surveillance video shows the chaotic scene at Pueblo Flea Market Saturday morning

Surveillance footage courtesy of the Sunset Plaza Shopping Center Property manager, shows the moment the stolen vehicle backed through the flea market Saturday morning.

Police say shots were exchanged between the suspects and police. One of the suspects was fatally shot. The other suspect was taken into custody.

The Pueblo County Coroner has identified the person who was shot as 26-year-old Gumaro Isaac Acosta of Pueblo.

One person was injured by the stolen vehicle. According to the Pueblo Police Department, the injuries are serious, but the person is expected to survive.

No officers were injured in this incident. The 10th Judicial Critical Incident Team was on the scene investigating the shooting.

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