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Homicide south of Fountain under investigation; victim ID not available


Last updated 11/15/2022 at 3:34pm | View PDF

Authorities are investigating a homicide southwest of Pikes Peak International Raceway that was discovered after a reported domestic disturbance last weekend.

On Saturday, Nov. 12, at around 3:30 a.m., a 911 call was received by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office Communications Center. The caller reported a domestic disturbance which led to a shooting. Deputies were dispatched to the 6100 Block of Pemmican Point located within an unincorporated area near Fountain.

Deputies arrived on scene and found one deceased adult male. Deputies also found an adult male and female on scene who presented themselves as the reporting parties to the 911 call.

Detectives with the Sheriff's Office Investigations Division responded to the scene and began to investigate.

The name of the victim will not be released at this time pending identification by the El Paso County Coroner’s Office and notification of next of kin.

There is no known threat to the community, EPSO said. This is a continuing active investigation and information will be released as the investigation allows.

If anyone has any information to provide pertaining to this case, please contact the El Paso County Sheriff's Office Tip Line at 719-520-7777.


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