On Tuesday, May 9th, 2023, at approximately 10:19 p.m., Pueblo police were dispatched to the 1500 block of E. 2nd St. on a report of a person who had been shot.
An adult male victim was found deceased on scene. Pueblo Police crimes against persons detectives and crime scene investigations unit are on scene investigating this death. The victim in this incident will be identified by the Pueblo County Coroner after appropriate notifications. This is the seventh homicide in Pueblo for 2023.
If anyone has any information on this incident, you are encouraged to contact Pueblo Police dispatch at (719) 553-2502 or Detective Carly Verdugo at (719) 240-1341. If you would like to remain anonymous, contact Pueblo Crime Stoppers @ (719) 542-STOP (719-542-7867) or www.pueblocrimestoppers.com. If your information leads to a felony arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.
The information contained in this press release is based on preliminary information available at the time of its drafting. The Pueblo Police Department’s understanding of this incident may change as additional evidence is collected, analyzed and reviewed. The Pueblo Police Department does not draw any conclusions about whether the officers acted consistent with our policies and the law until all the facts are known and the investigation is complete. The purpose of this press release is to provide timely information to the public. In consideration of the foregoing, please be advised that any statements expressed herein are subject to change at any time.