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Police arrest suspect in deadly shooting in Colorado Springs

Posted at 4:57 PM, Oct 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-06 18:19:53-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — A suspect is in custody following a shooting that left a man dead on the northeast side of Colorado Springs.

Around 11:10 a.m. Colorado Springs police received a call about a shooting in the 4600 block of Rusina Road. When officers arrived on the scene, they found an adult man with a gunshot wound.

28-year-old Steven Walters is in custody and has been booked into the El Paso County Jail. He is facing a first-degree murder charge.

The name of the victim will not be released at this time pending autopsy and notification of next of kin.

This continues to be an active investigation. Anyone with information or who is a witness to this investigation is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.