Man pleads guilty in fatal 2017 shooting outside Colorado Springs Family Dollar

Donte Mayo Colorado Springs Police Department

A man has pled guilty to shooting and killing another man outside of a Colorado Springs Family Dollar store in 2017. 

The shooting happened October 26, 2017, outside of the store at Boulder Street and Prairie Road in central Colorado Springs. Alex Ainsworth, 18, was killed in the shooting. One other person was injured. 

The suspect, 24-year-old Donte Mayo, was arrested in Pennsylvania several weeks later. 

Mayo pled guilty Wednesday to reckless manslaughter. All of the other counts against him were dismissed. 

Mayo was sentenced to eight years in prison. 

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