Police identify man killed in shooting near Memorial Park; suspect arrested

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- A suspect has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting near Memorial Park last week.

The shooting happened around 3 a.m. in the area of South Institute Street and East Vermijo Avenue. The victim has been identified as Alton J. Kelly, 25, of Colorado Springs.

The suspect, 23-year-old DeAndre Vonte Smith, was arrested Tuesday. He is charged with first-degree murder.

Kelly's death was the 10th homicide of 2017 in Colorado Springs.


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