Man arrested after allegedly shooting father in Pueblo

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PUEBLO, Colo., — Police have taken a man into custody in connection to a deadly shooting that took place at a home in Pueblo early Sunday morning.

Pueblo Police Officers arrived at Sherwood Lane just after 3 a.m. on Sunday morning and discovered that 52-year-old Cecilio Ortiz had been shot.

Despite the efforts of EMS personnel, Ortiz succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives report that a disturbance had taken place at the home between the victim, Cecilio Ortiz and his son, 23-year-old Malachi Ortiz.

Malachi Ortiz was booked into the Pueblo County Detention Center on the charge of 2nd Degree Murder.

This incident marks the eighth homicide in Pueblo in 2019.

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