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Man dies of injuries one week after being shot in Colorado Springs

Posted at 7:20 AM, Oct 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-16 14:50:21-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — A man who was taken to the hospital in serious condition on Oct. 6 after being shot in a parking lot in downtown Colorado Springs has died as a result of his injuries.

Authorities responded just before 9 p.m. that Tuesday to the McDonald's near Wahsatch Avenue and East Bijou Street. Police said "due to the nature" of the incident, the Colorado Springs Police Department's Violent Crimes Homicide/Assault Unit took over the investigation.

The department identified the man as 57-year-old Todd Barnes, who died one week later on Oct. 13 as a result of his injuries.

Barnes' death is the 31st homicide investigation in Colorado Springs this year. At this time last year, CSPD investigated 18 homicides.

Anyone with information or who is a witness to this investigation is asked to call CSPD at (719) 444-7000. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-7867.