On Wednesday, May 31st, 2023, at approximately 2:43 p.m., Pueblo police were dispatched to the 400 block of Polk Street on shots fired. Police contacted several juvenile suspects in the area.
A firearm believed to be used in the shooting was recovered along with additional evidence. The suspects are all affiliated with the Feed The Family (FTF) and East Side Duke gangs. A 16-year-old male was arrested for Attempted 1st Degree Murder.
This is the sixth arrest for attempted homicide involving the Feed The Family or East Side Duke gangs in the last two weeks, of the six arrested for attempted homicide, five were juveniles. Additional charges are pending in these investigations.
If anyone has any information on this incident, you are encouraged to contact Pueblo Police dispatch at (719) 553-2502 or Detective Brian Gonzales at (719) 553-3251. 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 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.