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Pueblo Police say shooting Tuesday was gang-related

Homicide investigation near Pueblo Mall
Posted at 4:53 PM, Nov 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-24 09:25:13-05

PUEBLO — A man has been arrested in connection to a gang-related shooting that killed a man last Tuesday, according to the Pueblo Police Department.

Police said 23-year-old Gary Apodaca was arrested Friday for complicity to commit first-degree murder in the shooting death of 23-year-old Isaiah Najera. The department said previously 19-year-old Isaiah Apodaca was arrested for first-degree murder in the same case.

Officers were called out to 29th and Hart near the Pueblo Mall Tuesday afternoon and they reported finding Najera dead inside of a vehicle.

At the time, police said this was a gang-related crime and multiple suspects have been detained.

If you have any information about this incident, please call Detective Fillmore at (719) 553-2509.