Police investigating deadly shooting in Colorado Springs

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COLORADO SPRINGS– Police are investigating a deadly shooting on Friday night in Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) responded to a home near Astrozon Road and Chelton Road around 10:00 p.m.

Police say when they arrived, a man was found dead with a gunshot wound. Police say it appears that there was a physical altercation that devolved into a shooting.

UPDATE (September 11, 2020): The victim has been identified as Martin Rodriguez Ramirez, 34, of Colorado Springs. Police said his death is being investigated as a homicide.

Detectives from CSPD’s Homicide/Assault Unit responded and assumed responsibility for the investigation.

Police believe they have identified all the parties involved in this incident and that there is no danger to the public.

Anyone with information or who is a witness to this investigation is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.

Police said Ramirez’s death is the 25th homicide in Colorado Springs this year. At this time last year, there were 16 homicides.

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