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Man dies from his injuries following a hit and run crash earlier this month

Posted at 7:28 PM, Dec 22, 2023
and last updated 2023-12-27 21:59:54-05

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A man who was struck by a vehicle in a hit and run crash passed away from his injuries on Sat. according to the Colorado Springs Police Department.

The crash happened shortly after 8:30 p.m. on Sun. Dec. 17th in the parking lot of a shopping center on W. Fillmore St.

According to police, the man, who has been identified as 33-year-old Devin Davidson, was an employee of a business at the shopping center. They say he was trying to stop a robbery in the area.

Davidson was allegedly ran over by the theft suspect, and was taken to the hospital.

The suspect has been identified as 29-year-old Scotty Johnson. He was arrested on Thurs. for charges of first degree murder and robbery.

Police say that at this time, Johnson's charges have not been updated. They anticipate that the District Attorney's Office will upgrade charges in the future.

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