16-year-old suspect arrested for July murder of Colorado Springs man

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the July murder of a Colorado Springs man.

Police said the teen is facing first-degree murder charges for the death of Gary Thomas, 20. Thomas was killed in a shooting on South Academy Boulevard in southern Colorado Springs early in the morning of July 16.

Police said a warrant for the suspect was issued on Tuesday. He was arrested Thursday in New Orleans.

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