Police investigating homicide in eastern Colorado Springs

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This story has been updated with the victim’s name.

Police are investigating after a man was fatally shot at an eastern Colorado Springs apartment complex Wednesday night. 

The shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. outside of an apartment complex in the area of Murray Boulevard and Pikes Peak Avenue. The victim died on the scene. 

The victim has been identified as James Quilter, 46, of Colorado Springs. 

Police said the death is being investigated as a homicide. There’s no word on whether any suspects have been identified or arrested.

Police said Quilter’s dead is the seventh homicide in Colorado Springs this year. At this time last year, there were 14. 

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

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