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Victim identified in homicide in eastern Colorado Springs

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Posted at 7:30 AM, Dec 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-31 16:21:44-05

COLORADO SPRINGS — One man died following a shooting in eastern Colorado Springs Tuesday night, according to the Colorado Springs Police Department.

He has been identified as as 36-year-old Matthew Morrow of Colorado Springs.

The department said the shooting took place in the 1200 block of Potter Drive around 9:20 p.m. where responding officers found Morrow with at least one gunshot wound.

Officers said he was then taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

According to CSPD, after evidence was collected and interviews, detectives arrested 20-year-old Enrique Joseph Martinez and charged him with 2nd degree murder. Martinez was transported to the El Paso County Jail where he remains in custody.

CSPD is asking anyone with information to contact the department at (719) 444-7000.


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