Man struggles to breathe, taken to fire station, dies before arrival

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UPDATE: CSPD has released more information regarding a death investigation at Weber Street and Colorado Avenue.

According to police, a man was struggling to breathe at Garden of the Gods Park and approached another man for help. That man loaded the victim into his car and drove him to Colorado Springs Fire Department Station #1 at Weber St.

By the time the two men arrived, the victim had died.

Detectives from the Violent Crimes Homicide/Assault Unit responded and assumed the investigation from patrol officers.

All involved individuals have been contacted, interviewed, and released. However, further follow-up investigation is anticipated.

UPDATE: CSPD has confirmed that officers are investigating a death at Weber Street and Colorado Avenue.

According to the CSPD Gold Hill Division, first responders received initial reports around 9 a.m.

The police department said it will release a statement once it gathers more information.

ORIGINAL: COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) is investigating an area located near the intersection of S Weber Street and E Colorado Avenue.

Information is limited at this time but CSPD did confirm there is an ongoing investigation after a citizen advised Colorado Springs Fire Department Station #1 about a “serious situation.” CSPD was soon called to assist.

FOX21 is on the way to the scene and will update as more information is released.

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