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Victim identified in Pueblo homicide on East 17th Street

Pueblo Police
Posted at 11:31 AM, Sep 06, 2023

PUEBLO — The man who suffered multiple gunshot wounds and later died at a Colorado Springs hospital on Saturday, September 2, has been identified as 34-year-old Frankie Montoya, according to the Pueblo County Coroner.

Montoya walked into a Pueblo hospital with several gunshot wounds after arriving in a "private vehicle" on Wednesday, August 30, around 5:04 p.m. according to the Pueblo Police Department.

He was taken to a Colorado Springs hospital with life-threatening injuries. Officers determined that Montoya was shot on East 17th Street in a neighborhood near Portland Park.

The homicide investigation is still underway.

News5 will continue to update this article as we learn more.

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