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Pueblo homicide under investigation following hospital death, victim identified

Pueblo Police
Posted at 2:08 PM, Sep 04, 2023

PUEBLO — A homicide investigation is underway, according to a release from the Pueblo Police Department (PPD) issued Monday morning after a man died on Saturday.

PPD said a man walked into a Pueblo hospital with several gunshot wounds after arriving in a "private vehicle" on Wednesday, August 30, around 5:04 p.m.

The man was taken to a Colorado Springs hospital with life-threatening injuries. Officers determined the victim was shot on East 17th Street in a residential area near Portland Park.

The Pueblo County Coroner's Office has identified the victim as 34-year-old Frankie Montoya of Pueblo.

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

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