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Victim in Friday shooting at Colorado Springs Kum & Go identified

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Posted at 8:32 PM, Aug 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-23 15:40:07-04

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — The Colorado Springs Police Department is investigating a shooting that killed one person at a gas station.

The incident took place Friday evening when police received reports of a shooting at 5:41 pm at the Kum & Go off of Jetwing and Hancock.

CSPD confirmed that one man is dead after officers and medical personnel attempted to provide medical aid, but the victim succumbed to his injuries. CSPD is investigating the issue as a homicide.

The victim has been identified as 37-year-old Jeremy Diaz of Lancaster, Ohio. Diaz's death is being investigated as a homicide.

This is the 32nd homicide investigation in the City of Colorado Springs for 2022. Colorado Springs police investigated 22 homicides this time last year.

This is still an active investigation and anyone with information or who is a witness to this investigation is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you may call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.
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