On Wednesday August 30, 2023, at approximately 5:04 p.m., Pueblo Police received information an adult male walked into the hospital with several gunshot wounds. The victim had arrived at the hospital via private vehicle. The victim was later transported to a Colorado Springs area hospital with life-threatening injuries. Officers determined the victim was shot in the 1800 block of E. 17th St.
On Saturday, September 2nd, 2023, the victim was declared deceased. Pueblo Police Crimes Against Persons detectives and Crime Scene Investigations units are investigating this death as a homicide. The victim in this incident will be identified by the Pueblo County Coroner after appropriate notifications. The Coroner’s Office will determine the cause and manner of death. At this time, no arrests have been made and the investigation is on-going. This is the 20th 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 Ryan Torres at (719) 320-6037. 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.