COLORADO SPRINGS — A man who was shot and killed early Saturday morning has been identified as 19-year-old Marcus Plummer of Denver.
Colorado Springs Police confirmed that Plummer had died after a shooting, which took place at the Sienna Place Apartments on Musket Drive, which is located on the south side of Colorado Springs around 2:45 Saturday morning.
Another man had been hospitalized after the shooting for serious injuries, but police say he is expected to survive.
Colorado Springs Police are still investigating, but they say it appears that Plummer used a gun to try and rob two other men in the parking lot of the complex.
An altercation occurred and shots were fired, leading to the man's gunshot wound, as well as Plummer's death. Only one gun was found on the scene, according to police. They say that everyone involved has been accounted for, and there is no known threat to the community.
According to police, this is the 31st homicide in Colorado Springs. Last year, there were 50 homicides in the city at this time.
Since the investigation is still active, if you have any information or where a witness to the incident, you are asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719)444-7000. If you want to remain anonymous, you can call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719)634-7867.
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