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Man killed in Pueblo shooting, suspect in custody

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Posted at 8:54 AM, Jan 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-16 13:07:56-05

PUEBLO — A man is dead following a shooting in Pueblo early Saturday morning.

This happened around 2:45 a.m. in the 2900 block of 2nd Ave. Officers said when they responded to the area, they found one man with a gunshot wound. He died at the scene.

Pueblo police arrested 20-year-old Alec Romero.

A social gathering was taking place at the residence when a disturbance happened between Romero and the victim. The two left and fought in front of the residence. Romero pulled out a gun and shot the victim.

Romero is charged with second degree murder. The identity of the victim has not been released.

The shooting is still under investigation. Stick with News5 for updates.
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