Police: Man found dead in northern Colorado Springs was murdered

A man who was found dead on Union Boulevard Saturday morning was murdered, according to police. _ Taylor Bishop - FOX21 News_193284

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A man who was found dead in northern Colorado Springs Saturday was murdered, according to police.

The victim was found dead on North Union Boulevard near Dublin Boulevard around 4:40 a.m. Saturday. He has been identified as Phillip Cyprian III, 36, of Colorado Springs.

The coroner’s office determined Cyprian died of a gunshot wound. His death has been ruled a homicide.

Police said there is no danger to the public.

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

This is the 16th homicide in Colorado Springs in 2016. At this time last year, there were 14 homicides.

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