One killed, one injured in separate stabbings near Dorchester Park

Crime

One person was killed and another was injured in separate stabbings near Dorchester Park south of downtown Colorado Springs overnight. 

Police said both incidents happened in the area of South Nevada Avenue and Las Vegas Street. The first stabbing happened around 11:15 p.m. Thursday. The victim was hospitalized with several stab wounds, including a serious wound to his neck. 

The second stabbing happened around 2:30 a.m. The victim died on the scene. 

Police are still trying to determine if the two incidents are related. 

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 719-444-7000 or Crime Stoppers at 719-634-STOP (7867). 

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