On Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at approximately 3:19 a.m., Pueblo Police received information about a shooting on Wheatridge Drive. The caller reported several shots had been fired.
Officers located a seriously injured adult male in a vehicle on the street. That victim was transported to an area hospital for medical treatment. The victim was later declared deceased at the hospital.
Pueblo Police crimes against persons detectives and crime scene investigations units are investigating this death as a homicide investigation. 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 23rd 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 Joe Cardona at (719) 553-3385. 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.