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$1000 reward offered for information about Braden Peltier's death

Braden Peltier
Posted at 5:07 PM, Mar 29, 2023

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — The Colorado Springs Police Department identified a man killed in a shooting in the early morning hours of Sunday, March 26th.

On Wednesday the Colorado Springs Police Department released the identity of 23-year-old Braden Peltier. Originally from Bay City, Michigan, Peltier was stationed at Fort Carson with the United States Army.

The coroner has not released Peltier's cause of death but Peltier's death is being investigated as a homicide.

“Detectives are working hard to identify the suspect. We are asking for help from our community for any information about this suspect, their whereabouts or anything they may know about this terrible crime. I would ask that you call Crime Stoppers if you have information that will help us,” said CSPD Chief Adrian Vasquez.

Pikes Peak Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of this person. If you have information about this homicide, call 719-634-STOP (7867) or log on to and complete the information form.

This is still an active investigation, and 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.

In an effort to better understand crime in Southern Colorado. News 5 will continue to track homicides across Colorado in 2023 to provide a picture of violent crime trends across Southern Colorado.


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