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Search for suspect after motorcyclist shot and killed in Pueblo

Homicide investigation on Highway 50
Posted at 7:58 AM, May 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-10 12:46:24-04

PUEBLO — Pueblo Police are investigating the death of a motorcyclist who suffered a gunshot wound and was found on the Highway 50 bypass.

The westbound lanes of Highway 50 at I-25 were closed this morning due to the police investigation. Many who drove by scene believed this was a motorcycle crash before sunrise.

According to Sgt. Frank Ortega, investigators are still trying to determine what happened, but believe the motorcyclist was shot near Norwood and Highway 50.

Sgt. Frank Ortega says officers do not have a suspect description in this case and they do not have a suspect in custody.

According to the Pueblo Police Department, this is the 9th homicide investigation in the city so far this year.

News5 has a crew on scene to gather more information.

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