Police investigating fatal shooting in Colorado Springs


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in Colorado Springs Monday, October 30.

It happened just before 10 p.m. on East Platte Avenue, between Iowa Avenue and Prairie Road. When officers arrived, they found the victim’s body inside a business, according to police. Police did not specify the name of the business.

The El Paso Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as 24-year-old Conte Emanuel Smith’El of Colorado Springs.

No suspect information has been released.

This is being investigated by CSPD as the 26th homicide in 2017. At this time last year, there were 17 homicides.

This continues to be an active investigation.

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

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