COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Colorado Springs Police Officers responded to a reported shooting around 6:20 pm Tuesday evening.
The shooting occurred at the apartment complex across from Mitchell High School on East San Miguel and Potter Drive.
Upon arrival, officers found a man that was found dead at the scene. He was later identified as 30-year-old Carlos Enrique Diaz-Valdes, of Colorado Springs.
According to CSPD, it appears the parties involved knew each other and this is being investigated as a homicide.
The suspect, 30-year-old Raciel Rojas-Vazquez, fled the scene and was later arrested in Laredo, Texas.
Diaz-Valdes’ death was the 48th homicide investigation in the City of Colorado Springs in 2022. CSPD investigated 39 homicides at the same time last year.
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